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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

Josie Blatt

Josie Blatt

Josie Blatt, HBMS Class of 2017, is a rising senior at Hamilton College where she is majoring in Sociology and double minoring in education studies and music. Josie is currently the President of her all women’s a cappella group, Special K, and a member of the Hamilton College Choir. She is working again this summer (remotely) for Young Audiences. Tell us a little about yourself and your interest in music. My love of music started…

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"Hoff-Barthelson has teachers who are superb musicians and really devoted to kids, from the little ones who are tentatively playing for the first time to accomplished seniors. The school is devoted not just to education but also to performance and playing in groups, whether in one of three orchestras, an unlimited number of classical ensembles, and jazz and rock bands. Students at Hoff are benefited in many ways...social connections, passion for music, and even college admissions. Our own kids have loved the school and benefited greatly."

Upcoming Events

Parent Support Group Virtual Meeting

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a Parent Support Group Virtual Meeting, chaired by Dean Christopher Kenniff and Associate Dean Kathy Jones. These meetings are designed to guide parents in how best to: support their child’s music study at home and at Hoff-Barthelson; set expectations for student growth; educate as to how achievement is attained; and build awareness Read More

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Saturday Dean’s Drop-in Virtual Meeting

September 26 @ 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

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