Our distinguished, award-winning faculty serves more than 1,000 students per year

Hoff Barthelson Music School offers Westchester County and the New York tri-state area individualized music lessons and performance training for children, teens and adults.

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Stories of Impact: The Power of Music Education

Charlie Alterman HBMS Alumni

Charlie Alterman

Charlie Alterman studied at Hoff-Barthelson from 1979-1993. He is a 1997 graduate of Brown University. During his career, Charlie has served as Music Director for the Broadway productions of Next to Normal and Godspell, the National Tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and the 2013 Tony Award winning revival of Pippin as well as Associate Conductor for Legally Blonde on Broadway. His credits include additional national tours, off-Broadway and major regional productions, as well…

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“At the Summer Arts Program my kids grew as young musicians and as people. it was a great introduction to a new instrument.”

Upcoming Events

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Saturday Dean’s Drop-in Virtual Meeting

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for our Saturday Dean’s Coffee Hour! Our deans will host an open agenda virtual meeting for families and parents via Zoom. This is a time for families and students to ask questions, enjoy informal conversation, and share feedback. Whether you have been at Hoff-Barthelson for many years or are new to the School, Read More

Viola Club Online Open House and Holiday Party

December 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family, friends, alumni, guests and all aspiring violists are invited to celebrate the holiday season with this fun-filled, online, viola-centric hour! Join Via Zoom Meeting ID: 937 2296 3408 Passcode: 642932

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