HBMS students take home first-place prizes

“Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Young People’s Symphonette and Chamber Orchestra, both directed by faculty member Robert Schwartz, recently won multiple awards at the 2022 Music Showcase Festival in Allentown, Pennsylvania, including first-place prizes for both ensembles. Other awards included the Chamber Orchestra winning the overall instrumental award, signifying they were the highest scoring instrumental group of the day, section specific awards for the Chamber Orchestra’s cello section and Symphonette’s cello and violin sections, and outstanding soloist awards for Olivia Seidenberg on the viola and Ariana Thomas on the piano.”

Read the article in The Scarsdale Inquirer, June 2, 2022