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

Rohun Rajpal

Rohun Rajpal

Eastchester resident Rohun Rajpal, HBMS class of 2018. Rohun attended Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY for middle and high school and is currently a senior at Brown University where he is studying Applied Mathematics. He joined HBMS in 2006, was an Honors Program student, and was selected as a violinist for the 2018 National Youth Orchestra of the USA. Tell a bit about your early experiences and interest in music. When did you start at…

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Testimonials

"Best music education one can imagine - 13 years for our son and now his mom is a student too! As he goes off to college, I'll carry on the family tradition with piano lessons, theory classes and all of those wonderful concerts offered every year!"

Upcoming Events

Youth Orchestras Open House

Youth Orchestras Open House

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School

Join music directors Jun Nakabayashi (Festival Orchestra), Robert Schwartz (Young People’s Symphonette, Chamber Orchestra), Joseph Piscitelli (Wind Ensemble), and Executive Director Ken Cole for a lively online introduction to the School’s four-tiered Youth Orchestra Programs. The discussion will include information about repertoire, educational goals, performance schedules, how to prepare for auditions (only the Festival Orchestra Read More

Hoff-Barthelson Festival Orchestra

Festival Orchestra Auditions

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School

Festival Orchestra auditions for strings, oboe, bassoon, horn and trumpet. Be a part of “one of the finest high school orchestras in the United States!” Audition for the HBMS Festival Orchestra’s 2022-23 Season! Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Festival Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra for high school students at the highest level of technical ability and Read More

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