Join us for Hoff-Barthelson's 2019 Spring Benefit!

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Tickets on Sale Here!

5:00 pm - VIP Reception*
Center for Jewish Life at the Westchester Reform Temple
255 Mamaroneck Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583

*For tickets at the Benefactor level and up.

6:15 pm - Spring Benefit Concert
Main Sanctuary, Westchester Reform Temple

Featuring 2019 Grammy award winner John Patitucci and his Jazz Trio
with special appearances by advanced HBMS jazz and chamber music students

Honoring Dorothy Lee Han

7:15 pm Dessert Reception
Social Hall, Westchester Reform Temple

The annual spring benefit is Hoff-Barthelson’s largest community fundraising event. Funds raised help ensure that Hoff-Barthelson can continue to offer comprehensive, world-class music education to students of all ages, aptitudes and levels of advancement, while ensuring that our programs remain accessible to a broad community of students.

About John Patitucci
John has been at the forefront of the jazz world for the last 30+ years and active in all styles of music. He is a three-time Grammy award winner, has been nominated over fourteen times and has played on many other Grammy award-winning recordings. He has performed and/or recorded with jazz giants including Dizzy Gillespie, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Stan Getz, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Haynes, Wynton Marsalis, Michael Brecker, Kenny Garrett, Victor Feldman, Nancy Wilson and countless others. John has also performed and or recorded with pop artists such as Natalie Cole, John Mayer, Alicia Keys, Joni Mitchell, Bono, Sting, James Taylor and Paul Simon. He has been active as a composer with fourteen solo recordings of his own and has been commissioned to write for various chamber music groups.

About Dorothy Lee Han
The 2019 Spring Benefit will honor and celebrate our beloved Dorothy (Dotti) Lee Han for her exemplary service, generosity and leadership. Dotti and husband Vic became active in the HBMS community in the early 1990s after daughters Jessica and Elizabeth became students at the School. Dotti, a stalwart member of the HBMS Friends and dedicated Flute Program “studio mom” has been a HBMS Board member since 2001, serving as Chair from 2008 to 2011. She currently serves on the Executive, Development and Finance Committees and is Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee. An accomplished executive, Dotti serves as Managing Director in Global Capital Markets at Morgan Stanley leading a team of rating agency specialists. Earlier in her career, Dotti earned a Ph.D in Experimental Pathology and a B.S. in Biology from SUNY at Stony Brook. Outside of HBMS, Dotti volunteers extensively at Greenville Community Church, Scarsdale, NY, where she is Treasurer and Elder on the Consistory, and supports numerous arts, education, and social organizations in New York City and surrounding regions.

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