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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

Charlie Alterman HBMS Alumni

Charlie Alterman

Charlie Alterman studied at Hoff-Barthelson from 1979-1993. He is a 1997 graduate of Brown University. During his career, Charlie has served as Music Director for the Broadway productions of Next to Normal and Godspell, the National Tour of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and the 2013 Tony Award winning revival of Pippin as well as Associate Conductor for Legally Blonde on Broadway. His credits include additional national tours, off-Broadway and major regional productions, as well…

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"The music theory classes are excellent, and the performance opportunities are abundant."

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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