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Amadeus Chorale Fri, Dec 3. Christmas Poems and Songs, Brockport High School, 40 Allen St, Brockport, 7 p.m. $5. 494-1795, www.theamadeuschorale.org

Brighton Symphony Orchestra Sun and Wed, Dec 5 and 15. Holiday songs, John Marcellus, conductor; Sun: 3156 East Ave, 2:30 p.m.; Wed: 150 Highland Ave, 7:30 p.m. 248-0680, www.brightonsymphony.org.

Brockport College-Community Chorus and the Brockport Symphony Sat, Dec 4. The Sounds of the Season, First Presbyterian Church, 35 State St, Brockport, 7:30 p.m. Free. 395-2787

Chamber Orchestra Kremlin Fri, Nov 19. Misha Rachlevsky, music director, Smith Opera House, 82 Seneca St, Geneva, 8:15 p.m. $20, $10 students. 315-789-7716, www.genevaconcerts.org

Christ Church Schola Cantorum Sundays. Compline; Gregorian Chant, Byrd, Tallis; Stephen Kennedy, director; Christ Church, 141 East Ave, 9 p.m. Donations. 454-3878

Finger Lakes Community College Wed, Dec 1, Winter concert, 7:30 p.m. | Mon, Dec 6, FLCC guitar ensemble, 7:30 p.m. | Wed, Dec 8, jazz and vocal ensembles, 7:30 p.m. | Fri and Sun, Dec 10 and 12, Finger Lakes Chorale and College Singers Concerts, Home for the Holidays, St. John's Episcopal Church, 183 N Main St, Canandaigua, Fri 7:30 p.m., Sun 3 p.m. | Sat, Dec 11, Finger Lakes concert band, Christmas Classics, Canandaigua Middle School, 215 Granger St, Canandaigua, 8 p.m. | Concerts at FLCC Canandaigua campus, 4355 Lakeshore Dr, unless otherwise noted. 394-3500 ext 7416

Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus Sat-Sun, Dec 10-11. Handel's Messiah and Christmas carols, Linehan Chapel, Nazareth College, 4245 East Ave, Sat 8 p.m., Sun 4 p.m. www.gvoc.org, 223-9006

Hochstein School of Music Sat-Sun, Dec 4-5, ensembles and soloists, performance, Eastview Mall. | Wed, Dec 8, Eastman Horn Choir, holiday music for horns, 12 p.m. | Wed, Dec 15, A Cup of Good Cheer, featuring Madrigalia, Roger Wilhelm, director, 12 p.m. | All concerts at the Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave, unless otherwise noted. Free. 454-4596, www.hochstein.org.

Madrigalia Fri, Dec 3, and Fri-Sat, Dec 17-18. Holiday lights, music for Chanuka and Christmas. Dec 3: First Congregational Church, 58 N Main St, Canandaigua, 7:30 p.m. 394-2184; Dec 17: St. Louis Church, 64 S Main St, Pittsford, 7:30 p.m. 586-5675; Dec 18: St. Anne Church, 1600 Mt Hope Ave. 234-4283 | $8-$15, www.madrigalia.org

MasterWorks Chorale Sat, Dec 18. Christmas concert, St. James Episcopal Church, 96 E Genesee St, Skaneateles, 4 p.m. 315-685-7600

Monroe Community College Fri, Dec 10. Renaissance concert, Madrigal, MCC Theater, 1000 E Henrietta Ave, 7:30 p.m. $5. 292-2534

Music at Asbury First Fri, Dec 3. Festive Concert of Carols, handbell and choral music, Asbury First United Methodist Church, 1050 East Ave, 7:30 p.m. Tix: $5. 271-1050

Music at Immanuel Sun, Nov 21. Music for a King, Eastman Organ Department, Evangelical Lutheran Church, 131 W Main St, Webster, 7 p.m. 872-5180 ext 17

Musica Spei Sun, Dec 5. The Isaac Project: A Sacred Renaissance Christmas on Mt. Hope Avenue, choral music, St. Anne Church, 1600 Mt Hope Ave, 4 p.m. Donations. 244-7764

Penfield Symphony Orchestra Mon, Dec 13. Holiday jewels, Browncroft Community Church, 2530 Browncroft Blvd, Penfield, 7:30 p.m. $2-$10. 872-0774, www.penfieldsymphony.org.

Perinton Concert Band Fri, Dec 10. Season's Greetings, Minerva Deland School Auditorium, Hulburt Rd, Fairport, 7:30 p.m. 234-2585, www.perintonconcertband.org

Rochester Bach Festival Sun, Nov 21, Choir of the Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word, St. Andrew's Church, 923 Portland Ave, 4 p.m. | Sun, Dec 19, Rochester Bach Festival Chamber Ensemble, Downtown United Presbyterian, 121 N Fitzhugh St, 4 p.m. | Tix: $10 ($5 students) 377-3537.

Rochester Chamber Orchestra Sun, Dec 5, Handel's Messiah, 7 p.m. | Sun, Dec 10, Opera Arias and Duets, Laura Enslin and Bradley Alexander, 3:30 p.m. | Concerts at Hochstein Performance Hall, 50 N Plymouth Ave.$15. 328-5895

Rochester Gay Men's Chorus Fri-Sat, Dec 10-11. Queer Eye for the Holiday,music by Britten, Barber, others, Hochstein Music School, 50 N Plymouth Ave. 423-0650, www.thergmc.org

Rochester Oratorio Society Fri-Sat, Dec 10-11. Handel's Messiah, candlelight performance, Roger Wilhelm, director; Asbury First, 1050 East Ave, 8 p.m. 473-2234, www.rossings.org

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Fri-Sun, Nov 26-28, The Nutcracker, with Rochester City Ballet and Bach Children's Chorus, 2 and 7 p.m. $22-$52 | Fri-Sun, Dec 17-19, Gala Holiday Pops, conductor Jeff Tyzik, with Festival High School Chorale, Fri-Sat 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. | All concerts at Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs St, 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Tix: $16-$46. 454-2100.

Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Sun, Nov 21, Best of Britain, Hochstein School, 50 N Plymouth Ave, 7:30 p.m. | Sun, Dec 12, Illustrious Classics, Church of Love Faith Center, Exchange Blvd, 4 p.m. | 454-7311 ext 224, www.rpyo.org

Rochester Women's Community Chorus Sat, Dec 4. RWCC Celebrates the World, Hochstein School, 50 N Plymouth Ave, 7:30 p.m. Tix: $7-$12. 234-4441, www.therwcc.org.

SUNY Geneseo Chamber Singers Sat, Dec 4. A Dickens Christmas, MacVittie College Union Ballroom, SUNY Geneseo campus, 6 p.m. 245-5873

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