June 11, 2018

THANK TO TO WXXI/LITTLE and all our other sponsors.

Impromptu sidewalk "band practice" on Make Music Day, 2017

Harpists take over the corner of East and Swan.

Golden Link Folksingers will play in the garden again this year from Noon - 2:30pm.

John’s Corner June 11th, 2018

Howdy Folks,

We at Bernunzio Uptown Music invite you to participate in MAKE MUSIC DAY ROCHESTER

Everyone is invited to this special celebration of music on the Summer Solstice, Thursday, June 21, 2018 from Noon to 9pm. City Newspaper has just announced that it will reschedule the popular Best Busker Festival to coincide with Make Music Day Rochester and we thrilled. 

Its not too late to register as a performer or a venue, listen and enjoy, organize a group music event, or just pick a park or sidewalk and make some music. Just check out the Make Music Rochester website. Along with the buskers, scheduled events include:

ROC the Ukulele Circle, a mass gathering of ukulele players gathering in Christ Church Garden, 6/21 @ 6pm (song packet provided) Ukuleles will be available to borrow, as well. Bring your kazoos, too!!

LEARN to Play HARMONICA with "the Record Man" Dick Storms 6/21 @ 3pm & 5pm (free harmonicas provided)

 Make Music Day is a one-day event in which FREE live musical performances, opportunities to make music, and other musical happenings take place on the longest day of the year.  Festivities in Rochester are part of a global celebration of music-making in over 700 cities, inspired by France’s Fête de la Musique. 

Many thanks to our sponsors who support music in Rochester. 


2018 Sponsors

WXXI & The Little
Gray Locey CPA
Community Design Center of Rochester

Bernunzio Uptown Music
Symington Family Fund
CITY Newspaper
City Blue Imaging
Lawrence Alexrod, Mass Mutual
Harter Secrest & Emery LLP
Record Archive

Join us for the second annual Make Music Rochester on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 12pm to 9pm!! All Ages | Free

2017 ROC the Ukulele Circle on Make Music Day. Over 60 players attended the jam on a beautiful summer evening.