A weekend of music and fun for the entire family . . . Enjoy performances by HBMS student ensembles . . . Find that special holiday gift at the Holiday Boutique, Treat Shoppe and Silent Auction . . . Join us and celebrate the season while supporting HBMS!


We are thrilled to be hosting this year’s Holiday Music Festival in person after a one-year hiatus. This much-loved event brings the HBMS community together to celebrate the season and support the School!

  • Saturday, December, December 4, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at HBMS
  • Sunday, December, December 5, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at HBMS
  • Sunday, December, December 5, 4:00 – 5:30 pm at Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 468 Rosedale Avenue, White Plains

The Festival is a wonderful weekend filled with performances by student ensembles including three of our four orchestras, jazz and chamber music ensembles, Suzuki groups, instrument clubs and more; a Holiday Treat Shoppe; the Holiday Boutique, and our popular Silent Auction.

The Festival not only brings the community together to enjoy live musical performances but raises funds that help sustain the school, support programming excellence and ensure accessibility through financial aid.

Important information regarding COVID-19: Masks are required for all persons over the age of 2.
All attendees must complete a brief health assessment form.

Silent Auction

With the Holiday Season just around the corner we are pleased to share that this year’s Holiday Silent Auction will be hosted online November 19 through December 5, 2021. View the items online or in-person during the Festival.

Auction items range from VIP tickets to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to a Whitney Museum membership, an Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Pass, a stay at the Sheraton Vistana in Orlando, Florida, a TREK Precaliber 20″ Bike, Tickets to Carnegie Hall for a performance of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and many more items guaranteed to delight!

HMF Jazz Group

Music Performance Schedule

Saturday, December 4 at Hoff-Barthelson Music School

  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm — Vocal Ensembles
  • 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm — Jazz Ensembles
  • 1:30 pm – 1:45 pm — Clarinet Club
  • 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm — Viola Club
  • 2:40 pm – 2:50 pm — Suzuki Cellos
  • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm — Suzuki Violins

Sunday, December 5 at Hoff-Barthelson Music School

  • 10:00 am – 11:15 am — Chamber and Piano Ensembles
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm — Wind Ensemble

Sunday, December 5 at Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation
468 Rosedale Avenue, White Plains

  • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm — Young People’s Symphonette, Flute Clubs and Chamber Orchestra

View flyer here.

Opportunities to Volunteer Abound! Sign-up Below!

Sign Up!

Volunteer opportunities include:

Credit Card Cashier (adult volunteers)
Help process credit card payments for HB merchandise and Treat Shoppe items (brief training will be provided).

Cashier (adult volunteers)
Assist with cash payments for HB Merchandise and Treat Shoppe items.

Holiday Treat Shoppe (adult or HS volunteers)
Help guests with purchases of Treat Shoppe items and keep merchandise stock refreshed.

HB Merchandise (adult or HS volunteers)
Help guests with purchases of HB Merchandise and keep stock refreshed.

For additional information about volunteering, contact Nancy Pasquale, Parent Engagement Coordinator HERE.