Our Mission


The Rochester Music Hall of Fame recognizes those with ties to Rochester whose talents, efforts, perseverance and creativity have contributed to the creation of musical excellence. Each year new members will be honored through ceremony and celebration and their achievements memorialized to promote an appreciation for the greater Rochester area’s rich and diverse musical history and culture.


Our area of jurisdiction is the Greater Rochester Region which encompasses the counties of Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, Livingston, Ontario, Yates, Seneca and Wayne.


The Rochester Music Hall of Fame, Inc. (RMHF) is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization.  It is supported solely by sponsors, patrons, grants, and event ticket sales.  Donations to the Rochester Music Hall of Fame, Inc. are tax deductible in the US to the extent permissible by law.  Its board of Directors is composed entirely of volunteers who receive no form of monetary compensation. All funds are used in the furtherance of our mission.