About Roberts Community Music School

The Roberts Community Music School (RCMS) is dedicated to providing quality instruction & developing musical opportunities for area students--child and adult alike! In order to serve you better, we've recently expanded our faculty and programming. Please browse our catalog to find out more. Come and grow with us!


From Rochester - I-490 west to exit 7b, Rt. 33. Rt. 33 west approximately five miles. The entrance to Roberts is the second right beyond the Westside Drive intersection with Buffalo Road. Once on Chesbrough Drive, (the campus drive) proceed straight past the Cultural Life Center to the large parking lot left of the track. Cox Hall will be up on the hill to your left. You may also choose to enter the campus from Westside Drive. (see maps below)

From the west - I-490 east to West Chili, exit 4. Turn left at the exit ramp onto Rt. 259. Proceed for approximately two miles to the traffic light. Turn right on Buffalo Road. The RWC entrance is just past the main entrance on the left.

Parking is free and is available on the east and northwest sides of the Cox Hall. In case you are ever ticketed by Campus Security for parking without a permit, please contact Campus Security as instructed on the ticket and it will be cancelled.


Cox Hall - Where most of the session are held.

Area Map

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Campus Map

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Cox Hall
RCMS is privileged to make sure of the beautiful facilities of Roberts Wesleyan College for lessons & classes.  Cox Hall, the primary music teaching facility on campus, is an attractive and comfortable facility for year-round use.  The college has endeavored to make music making experiences within this building more productive and pleasant.
Roberts Cultural Life Center
For concerts & recitals, RCMS is blessed to have use of Shewan Recital Hall and Hale Auditorium in the CLC.  Both are acoustically excellent and provide an enjoyable concert experience for both performers and audience alike.  Throughout the academic year, Roberts Wesleyan College hosts a multitude of wonderful musical and theatrical events in the CLC.  We are the Community Music School encourage you to attend as many of these enriching events as possible.  Call 594-6008 or go to for more information from the CLC box office.

Contact Information

Program Directors

Deborah M. Brown 

Daniel Barta 
Music Department Head


(585) 594-6101

2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY  14624


Payment Schedule

  1st payment due    September 4, 2013 
  2nd payment due   October 18, 2013
  3rd payment due    November 29, 2013
  4th payment due    January 31, 2014
  5th payment due    March 14, 2014