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

Samantha Kapner Hoff-Barthelson Alumni with Flute

Samantha Kapner

Scarsdale resident Samantha Kapner, HBMS class of 2015, earned a B.A. in Elementary Education and Psychology with a minor in Flute Performance from Vanderbilt University. We caught up with her before she departed to Guyana for the Peace Corps.   Can you provide a brief overview of your experience at Hoff-Barthelson?  I started at Hoff-Barthelson in the Mommy and Me classes when I was three or four with Ruth Alperson and Yukiko Konishi. My mom Joan was a big influence for me as she played…

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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

Violinist Colin Jacobsen

Violin Master Class: Colin Jacobsen

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Colin Jacobsen is a musician who draws on a range of influences. He is active as an Avery Fisher Career Grant-winning soloist and a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s famed Silkroad Ensemble. For his work as a founding member of two game-changing, audience-expanding ensembles Brooklyn Rider and The Knights, Jacobsen was recently selected from among the Read More

Mother and daughter performing at family concert

Family Concert

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Each year Hoff-Barthelson Music School provides a delightful opportunity for family members – students, siblings, parents, grandparents, cousins – to perform together at our Family Concert. This is one of our most popular community events at the School, a fun-filled evening of relaxed music-making. A reception follows the performances. Please talk to your teacher or Read More

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