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December 2019

Viola Club Open House and Holiday Party

December 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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1:00 - 1:45 pm * Viola Club Performances and Coaching with Guest Artist, Chauncey Patterson 1:45 - 2:15 pm Break & Refreshments 2:15 - 3:00 pm Bring your viola and join in playing holiday tunes arranged for viola ensemble (all levels). Family, friends, alumni, guests, and all aspiring violists are invited to attend! * All times are approximate. View flyer here.

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January 2020

Alumni Recital and Reunion

January 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Return to your musical roots! Our annual Alumni Recital and Reunion is an opportunity to catch up with friends, share stories about your time at HBMS, and make music in familiar surroundings. The 2019-2020 school year marks Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s 75th Anniversary. A momentous milestone, the anniversary inspires celebration of the extraordinary vision of the School’s founders, Virginia Hoff and Joyce Barthelson. These two gifted musicians believed that the joy of music and the skills to perform it should be…

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College Advisory

January 11, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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High school students can begin the college exploration process with this panel discussion. HB Alumni will share their experiences in conservatories and liberal arts programs, revealing the variety of paths possible in planning for a musical future. Informational handouts will be available.

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Early Childhood Program Open House

January 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Start the new year off right by learning all about Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Early Childhood Program – attend an Open House on Friday, January 17, 2020, from 10:00 to 11:30 am! Children ages 6 months to 5 years and their adults are invited to join in the fun of a music and movement class at 10:30 am, followed by a brief Q & A with faculty, and a reception during which you can socialize with other families. In the event…

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Chamber Music Soiree

January 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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February 2020

Ready Reeds!

February 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Double Reed Day at Hoff-Barthelson including an oboe and bassoon reed making workshop and double-reed band jam session with HBMS faculty member, Elizabeth Condon, oboe, and special guest artist, Paulo Siqueira, bassoon. Space is limited: RSVP to hb@hbms.org by Friday, January 17, 2020. Please include your name, grade, and instrument. View flyer here.

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Viola Master Class: Nicholas Cords

February 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

For more than two decades, omnivorous violist Nicholas Cords has been on the front line of a growing constellation of projects as performer, educator, and cultural advocate. Nicholas currently serves as violist, Programming Chair, and Co-Artistic Director of the internationally renowned musical collective Silkroad. Founded by Yo-Yo Ma in 2000 with the belief that listening across cultures leads to a more hopeful world, Silkroad’s mission is explored world-wide through countless learning initiatives and a deep commitment to the exploration of…

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Faculty Concert: 75th Anniversary Celebration

February 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Exploring Music from the time of the School's Founding. Piano Trio in a minor, Opus 150 by Amy Beach Dance Preludes by Witold Lutoslawski Three Songs Without Words by Paul Ben-Haim Variations on a Theme by Paganini by Witold Lutoslawski Clarinet Quartet by Paul Hindemith HBMS Faculty Performers April Johnson, violin Daniel Spitzer, clarinet Eleonora Rotshteyn, piano Eriko Sato, violin Gerald Robbins, piano Maxine Newman, cello Peter Seidenberg, cello Tomoko Uchino, piano Vered Reznik, piano Guest artists: Elke Velazquez, piano;…

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Heaven, Hell, and Hollywood: Life and Music in Exile

February 14, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Michael Boriskin guest lecturer

Great Composers Lecture Series with Michael Boriskin In the period before, during, and after World War II, Los Angeles was home to as large an assemblage of musical talent than existed in any other major city. Arnold Schoenberg, Erich Korngold, Kurt Weill, Bruno Walter, Hanns Eisler, Ernst Toch, Igor Stravinsky, Franz Waxman, Otto Klemperer, and countless other composers, instrumentalists, and vocalists all sought a haven as they fled the ravages of war, tyranny, persecution, and at least probable death. Some…

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March 2020

Violin Master Class: Colin Jacobsen

March 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Colin Jacobsen is an eclectic musician who draws on a range of influences. He is active as an Avery Fisher Career Grant-winning soloist and a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s famed Silk Road Ensemble. For his work as a founding member of two game-changing, audience-expanding ensembles (Brooklyn Rider, which combines new-music chops and genre-bending innovation with an equal mastery of the classics, and The Knights, which is a consistently inventive, infectiously engaged indie ensemble) Jacobsen was recently selected from among the…

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Spanning the Centuries: Large Ensemble Concerts

March 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 468 Rosedale Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605 United States
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Spanning the Centuries: Large Ensemble Concerts

March 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until March 15, 2020

Community Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 468 Rosedale Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605 United States
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Family Concert

March 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Viola Club Recitals

March 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Cello Master Class: Joel Krosnick

March 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

As cellist in the Juilliard String Quartet from 1974 to 2016, Joel Krosnick performed the great quartet literature around the world and recorded it for the Sony Classical, Wergo, and CRI labels. He is known as a international soloist and, with pianist Gilbert Kalish, his sonata partner of more than 40 years, hehas performed cello literature throughout the U.S. and Europe. He is the recipient of the Chevalier du Violoncelle Award from the Eva Janzer Memorial Cello Center at the…

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April 2020

Master Class: Compose Yourself! Project

April 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Listening Eye: The Intersection of Art and Music

April 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Michael Boriskin guest lecturer

Great Composers Lecture Series with Michael Boriskin Generations of composers and visual artists have often occupied the same artistic and intellectual space, and even shared similar language in describing their work. Line, color, modality, rhythm, motifs, perspective, and imagery ... their expressive and creative goals have often been related, even if the means and methods (time versus space, sound instead of sight, etc.) were not. Impressionism, abstract expressionism, minimalism, modernism, and so many other –isms and movements have expressed themselves…

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Faculty Concert: All Beethoven Concert

April 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrating Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th Birthday! Duet for viola and cello in E-flat Major “with Eyeglasses Obligato” WOo 32 Cello Sonata Ghost Trio, Op 70, No 1 Sonata for Violin and Piano Op. 12, No 1 in D major HBMS Faculty Performers April Johnson, violin Gary Kosloski, violin Katsura Tanikawa, piano Michael Finckel, cello Naomi Graf, viola Peter Seidenberg, cello Tomoko Uchino, piano Guest Artist: Hui-Mei Lin, piano Repertoire and performers subject to change.

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Chamber Music Concert with New York Philharmonic Musicians

April 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Flute Master Class: Bart Feller

April 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Bart Feller is principal flute of the New Jersey Symphony, New York City Opera Orchestra, and Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. He has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Bargemusic, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and has also appeared as concerto soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and Jupiter Symphony. A graduate of the Juilliard Pre-College Division, Feller holds a BM from the Curtis Institute of Music, where his teachers included Julius…

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Piano Master Class: Roman Rabinovich

April 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Praised by The New York Times for his “uncommon sensitivity and feeling”, the eloquent young pianist Roman Rabinovich is the winner of the 12th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition. He is also a composer and visual artist. In 2016 he embarked upon the Haydn Project, presenting recitals of Haydn’s complete keyboard sonatas at the Bath Festival in UK and partial cycles at the Lammermuir Festival in Scotland and ChamberFest Cleveland. After his recent Lincoln Center debut recital the New…

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Spring Benefit with Guest Artist Roman Rabinovich

April 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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May 2020

Children’s Corner Concert

May 3, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Children’s Corner Concert

May 3, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Symphonette and Chamber Orchestra Final Concert

May 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wind Ensemble Final Concert

May 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Jazz A to Z

May 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Contemporary Festival Large Ensembles Concert

May 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Suzuki Porch Party

May 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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June 2020

Early Childhood Program Open House

June 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Festival Orchestra Spring Finale Concert

June 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577 United States
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Flute Plus

June 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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