Honor Musical Excellence

There is a rich musical heritage in this region and it has taken countless musicians, bands, venues, and events to get us to this point. Who or what do you believe should be inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame? Fill out the nomination form and let us know!

Nomination Instructions

Anyone may submit a nomination.

Any qualified individual, group, business, institution, venue or event may be nominated.

For more information about how we choose who gets inducted, please review our selection process.

Submit a Nomination

Provide biographical information and evidence to support this nomination.

An induction into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame is a great honor. (Photo Credit: Jim Dolan)

Additional Nomination Guidelines

Among other requirements, a nominee must have a definite connection to the Greater Rochester Region and have made a significant contribution toward the creation of musical excellence. The Greater Rochester Region encompasses the following counties: Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston, Ontario, Yates, Seneca and Wayne.

A nominee can be an individual, group, large ensemble, institution, event or venue. Nominees may represent any music genre and be associated with any music related vocation from any era in Rochester’s history.

Under “Nominee Description” please provide biographical information and any evidence supporting this nomination. For example letters of recommendation, awards, honors, degrees, discography, publications, compositions, recordings, videos, photos, news clippings & reviews etc. Point out career highlights, achievements, major appointments, business triumphs, technical innovations, musical teaching experience, community involvement, benefaction and or philanthropic contributions pertaining to music. The more detailed the information, the better for our review process.