Hochstein School of Music and Dance this week will bring back its 10-day HOC Loves ROC festival, a countywide celebration of music and dance featuring Hochstein faculty and students. The festival will start Friday, January 29, at Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Avenue), with "InVerse," a faculty spotlight that will feature the Telos Trio performing works by Walker, Ratcliff, Roxburg, and Coleman paired with poetry by William Wordsworth, Rabindranath Tagore, Langston Hughes, and more. The performance will begin at 7 p.m. and costs $5 per person or $10 per family.
Other HOC Loves ROC events include the Hochstein Youth Wind Symphony in concert (January 30, Hochstein Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m., free); a performance of the Suzuki Strings and Chamber Ensembles (January 31, Barnes & Noble at 3349 Monroe Avenue, 12 p.m., free); a songwriters' circle (February 4, Press Coffee at 480 East Main Street, 7:30 p.m., free); and a lot more.
For the full list of performances across the 10 days, visit hochstein.org. Most performances are free, but some do carry a ticket price, check the website for details.