The Rochester Music Hall of Fame 2019 SPONSORS

We deeply appreciate the support provided by all the sponsors of the RMHF.   Please help us return the favor.   Visit their websites by clicking on their name or logo and consider using their services and products.

To become a sponsor contact RMHF at:


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Canandaigua National Bank & Trust




$10,000 Level

Jack and Mary Whittier


$5000 Level

Christian Flooring
LVW Advisors
The Theodore & Cashmere M. Mendick Foundation
Nazareth College



 LVW Advisors
(Investment advisors)



Nannette Nocon


$2500 Level

Ferdinand Jay Smith III and Jay Advertising
Jerry & Judy Karpa
LeChase Construction
Nannette Nocon
Rochester Institute of Technology


$1000 Level

The College at Brockport
Brothers International Food Corp
Finger Lakes Community College
Karl and Donna LaPorta
Mastermind Lounge
Rochester Events
Significant Other 


$500 – $999 Level

Jack Allocco
Better Homes and Garden Real Estate Prosperity

Brenna Boyce

Denton Cottier & Daniels
Eastman School of Music
Eastman Theatre Box office
Fairport Music Festival (August 23-24 2019)
House of Guitars
Innovative Dental
Interventional Cardiology (Dr. Kumar Chockalingham) 
Chuck Leone  (Rustix Manager)
Marina Auto Group
Northeastern Productions
Pilato Entertainment Marketing & Media LLC
Remax Commercial 
Senator Joe Robach 56th District
Roc Dome Arena (The Dome)
Shaheen Family Properties LLC

The Studios at Linden Oaks (SALO.STUDIO)
UR Med – Thompson Health
St. Vincent Press
The Summit Federal Credit Union

$250 – $499 Level

Bernunzio Uptown  Music
Boylan Code Attorneys at Law
Brothers All Natural
David Colón Jr. (watercolor & oil paintings)
English Pines Professional Building
Finger Lakes Community College
Forefront Audio
Forevermore Records
Fort Hill Performing Arts Center 

Hall Pass (An 80s music revolution)
Health Reins Energy Therapy
Hempire State Smoke Shop
Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Hoyser Country Blend 100% Real Coffee
Integrated Logistics & Associates 
Iron Smoke Distillery (NY State hand crafted whiskey)
Kenron Industrial Air Conditioning, Inc.
Lovin’ Cup Bistro & Brews
Dan McDonald Automotive Inc.
Max Rochester (Restaurants)
Mechtech HVAC Inc. (Commercial/Industrial HVAC Systems)
Music Lovers Shoppe
Music On The Move (In home music instruction)
Northfield Music (Guitars, amps, effects pedals, lessons)
Park Avenue Merchants Association
Remax Plus
RE/MAX Realty Group
Rochester Equipment Leasing, Inc.
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester Web Design
Rohrbach Brewing Co.
Sardone, Robinson & Associates LLP (Certified Public Accountants)
Schramm Delivery, Inc. (Piano movers)
Smokin’ Joe’s Bar & Grill
SCL (The Society of Composers & Lyricists)
Sound Source (Musical equipment)
Strathallan Hotel & Spa
Stromboli’s Restaurant
Town & Country Travel INC.
Victor Music Experience
Webster Jazz Festival 
Wellington Steele & Associates


$175 – $249 Level

Atlas Music
Buffalo Music Hall of Fame
Steve Czubara Photography
Dresden Public Relations

Dawn Hampsey CPA
Golden Link

Interpretek (American Sign Language Interpreters)
The Music Store Inc.

North Coast Radio, WJRZ 105.9

Pirrello, Personte & Feder Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Prime Time Funk (10 Piece band)
Quality Transportation Services
SBS Vocalworx
Victoria B Creative (Fine Art, illustration and design)
West Rush Media, LLC


INDUCTEE PATRON – $200 or more

Karen Giacalone
Rob Moore
Gary and Joyce Schurr

Chris Collins & Mary Wilson



Katherine Handin and Diane Thomason donated $50 “in memory of and in honor of Nick Nickson’s contribution to the rich musical history of his beloved community, Rochester.”


In addition to all of our sponsors, advertisers and patrons, the Rochester Music Hall of Fame would like to thank the following individuals, organizations and businesses that have helped us in one way or another over the past year.


Diane Baltadonis

Battista Photography

Blaine Briton

Walter Brooks

John Bucci

Kathy Buechel

Brother Wease

Char Steak & Lounge

Chester Cab Pizza

Matthew Churpita

City Blue Imaging Services

Bill Colburn

Ken Colombo

Ned Corman

Evan Dawson

Jim Dolan

Arlene (O’Brien) Donoghue

Mark Donoghue

Kevin Duffy

Doug Emblidge

Finger Lakes Community College

Randy Fluker

Al Germano

Kevan Gillan

Tamara Bogdon Gladstone

Billy Goodness

Mike Gray

Cheryl Guess

Claudia Hoyser

Bill Hunt (RMHF Webmaster)

Sherry Cooke Ientilucci

Michelle Brewer/Interpretek ASL interpretation

Amy Irwin

Jamie Jones

Dino Kay

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre Concert Operations Staff

George Koller

Caroline Kroft

David LaPorta

Suzi LaPorta

David Lopez

Marcia Lowry

Jesse Lucas

Natasha Madison

Robert Mann

Burk McCarthy

Mark McDermott

Nancy Meyer

Ellen Muto

Mike “Mud” Gross & Everyone at Entercom Rochester

Sandra Naro

Northeastern Productions

Paul Nunes

Daniela Pilato

Darren Pilato

Lori Pilato

Prime Time Funk

Philip Prinzi

Gary Pudup

Kathleen Pudup

Mike Quattrociocchi

Scott Regan

Keven Ricket

Matt Rickett

Roc Brewing Co. LLC

Rochester Institute of Technology – Engeneering Interior Design and
Museum Studies

Rochester Museum and Science Center

Joe Rohn – Rochester Web Design

Jamal Rossi

Lee Rust

Mandi Sanders

Fred SanFilipo

David Shaw

Spectrum Cable

Ron Stackman

Stephens Media Group

Strathallan Hotel

Stromboli’s Restaurant 

Three Heads Brewing

John Tickner

Trader Joe’s

Joya Wesley

Steve and Christine Whitman

Aaron Winters

WCMF 96.5 FM Radio




WJZR / North Coast Radio

WRUR / 88.5 FM Radio

WXIR / 100.9 FM Radio

The RMHF Board of Directors would like to recognize Victoria Brzustowicz, our graphic designer, for her work on our Induction Ceremony program. Prompt, polite, curious, creative, professional and delightful to work with. Thank you for a job well done!

Special thanks to JAY Inc. for providing their venue and services for our rehearsals.