Honoring Trustee Rhonda G. Kost and Alfred Z. Spector and Faculty Member Glen Kirchoff

On Sunday, May 5, 2023, students, faculty, staff, accompanists, families, and volunteers will come together at our annual Spring Benefit to honor Trustee Rhonda G. Kost and Alfred Z. Spector and Faculty Member Glen Kirchoff for their decades of service and leadership and their innumerable contributions to the School.

The evening’s highlights include performances by world-renowned violinist and HB parent Leila Josefowicz, sharing the stage with members of our Suzuki Violin ensemble, chamber and jazz ensembles, presentations to honorees; and a wonderfully delicious and fun dessert reception.

The Spring Benefit is the School’s largest fundraiser of the year and plays a crucial role in sustaining the excellence of our programs. Funds raised not only support the quality of our offerings but also contribute to making these programs increasingly accessible to members of our diverse community.


If you’re unable to join us in person but wish to contribute, please click here to donate.

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Rhonda G. Kost and Alfred Z. Spector
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Glen Kirchoff

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Westchester Reform Temple
255 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583

  • 5:00 pm • VIP Reception
  • 6:30 pm • Concert and Celebration of Honorees
  • 8:00 pm • Dessert Reception – generously sponsored by Seth Greenberg’s Just Desserts

Featuring world-renowned violinist Leila Josefowicz

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Leila Josefowicz

Leila Josefowicz, world-renowned violinist and HB parent, will be our Special Guest Artist, sharing the stage with our Suzuki Violin ensemble members. Ms. Josefowicz’s passionate advocacy of contemporary music for the violin is reflected in her diverse programs and enthusiasm for performing new works. A favorite of living composers, Josefowicz has premiered many concertos, including those by Colin Matthews, Luca Francesconi, John Adams, and Esa-Pekka Salonen, all written especially for her.

Highlights of recent seasons include appearances with Berliner Philharmoniker; Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich; Royal Concertgebouworkest; Konzerthausorchester Berlin; Dresden Philharmonie, Oslo, Helsinki, and Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestras; NDR Elbphilharmonie; the Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, The Cleveland, and The Philadelphia orchestras, where she worked with conductors at the highest level, including Matthias Pintscher, John Storgårds, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Louis Langrée, Hannu Lintu and John Adams. Read more here. 


2024 Benefit Chairs

Mike Chun and Wendy Sheldon

Janice and Ira Starr

2024 Benefit Host Committee

(In formation)

Margarita Barrera and Matthew Glickman
Susan Boccardi and Marc Susswein
Sheela and Suresh Chari
Erin Foster and Jeffrey Blatt
Cathy Friedman and Thomas Feyer
Nancy and David Gavrin
Darlene and Warren Haber
Dotti Lee Han and Victor Han
Dalya Khan and Preetinder Bharara
Debra and Jonathan Kolodner
Janet Korins and Joseph Kaufman
Dana Matsushita and David Siegel

Rebecca May and Fernando Rivas
Diane and Steven Parrish
Marci and David Raab
Sindhu and Sanjay Rajpal 
Nancie and Steven Schnur
Janet Sikirica and Gregory Barton
Terri Simon and Eric Levine
Anne-Catrin Uhlemann and David Fidock
Thomas and Elizabeth Vales
Fengyun Wu and Gang Li
Stacey and Mark Zoland

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Dessert Reception generously sponsored by Seth Greenberg’s Just Desserts