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

HBMS Alumni Laura Garwin

Laura Garwin

Laura is a professional trumpeter based in London. In addition to gigging with her brass quintet, Pentagon Brass, she is the principal trumpet of Covent Garden Sinfonia and St Paul's Sinfonia, and freelances with other London orchestras. Laura earned a B.A. from Harvard, was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, and has a Ph.D. from Cambridge. Laura worked in science journalism and research administration before deciding to pursue a career in music. Tell us about your upbringing and…

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"Our child’s needs and interests were assessed very well; as a result, he has always been placed in the right classes with very talented teachers who are the right fit."

Upcoming Events

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Saturday Dean’s Drop-in Virtual Meeting

February 6 @ 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

Cellist Joel Krosnick

Cello Master Class: Joel Krosnick

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The 2020-2021 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series commences with celebrated cellist Joel Krosnick. The class is open to the public to observe free of charge. This event will be held online via Zoom. Please RSVP to hb@hbms.org to obtain a Zoom link. As cellist in the Juilliard String Quartet from 1974 to 2016, Joel Read More

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