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.

See more videos on the Hoff-Barthelson Music School YouTube Channel.

Stories of Impact: The Power of Music Education

The Spector Trio

Siblings Emily, Asher (HBMS class of 2017) and Benjamin (HMBS class of 2018) from Pelham Manor, NY, studied at Hoff-Barthelson from 2003 through 2017/18, and continue to take virtual lessons from time to time at the School. They all attended Horace Mann High School. Asher and Emily both did their undergraduate work at Harvard, and Ben is a student at M.I.T. Let’s get the basics out of the way; give us your quick Hoff-Barthelson resume.…

Read More


"We chose the school because of the talented and esteemed faculty, frequent performance opportunities, and broad range of course offerings. HBMS fully deserves its reputation as a premier music school."

Upcoming Events

Festival Orchestra Students

Auditions: Festival Orchestra

September 26
Hoff-Barthelson Music School

Be a part of “one of the finest high school orchestras in the United States!” Audition for the HBMS Festival Orchestra’s 2023-24 Season! Instruments needed: oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, timpani, viola and bass. Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Festival Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra for high school students at the highest level of technical ability Read More

Teddy Bears and Coffee Mug

School Spirit Day!

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School

It’s School Spirit Day at Hoff-Barthelson Music School! HB-themed merchandise will be available for purchase in the lobby. Show your school pride! Volunteer and support HBMS! Sign up for an hour or two helping out at School Spirit Day here

Our staff can guide you to the
perfect program for you or for your child.

View the
course catalog.

Enrollment is
open all year.

Join our mailing list to receive news about concerts, master classes, festivals, opportunities and
special events that take place at Hoff-Barthelson throughout the year.

Girl smiling playing the cello