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

John Devlin

John Devlin

Conductor John Devlin is an innovator of concert design, an ardent champion of American music, and a proponent of cross-genre collaborations. Devlin studied clarinet at Hoff-Barthelson Music School (HB) with Dorothy Duncan and was also an avid participant in our Summer Arts Program and Festival Orchestra. His undergraduate degree is from Emory University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a double major in Music and Latin. Devlin completed his masters and doctoral degrees in…

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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

Hoff-Barthelson Festival Orchestra

Auditions: Festival Orchestra

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Festival Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra for high school students at the highest level of technical ability and musical artistry. Under the direction of Conductor Jun Nakabayashi, the Festival Orchestra performs three concerts annually; two are with guest artists of international stature. The Orchestra meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:15 – Read More

Viola Club

Celebrating 20 Years of Viola Club

May 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Viola Club 20th Anniversary Celebration! All are welcome to attend this virtual celebration! Participate in the Viola Club Triva Game, catch up with friends, and more! View the flyer here. RSVP  here to receive the Zoom link.

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