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Hoff-Barthelson Music School

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Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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March 2024

Volunteer Brew Break

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Calling all current and prospective volunteers! Let's get together for a Volunteer Brew Break and celebrate the successful first half of the school year! RSVP here. Join us for coffee and light bites. Connect with old friends and make new ones. Additionally, this will be a chance to meet Gabriella Sanna, our new Executive Director. We'll discuss upcoming exciting events this spring and explore more opportunities for you and your young musicians to engage with the HBMS community. View flyer…

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Elaine Stamas Chamber Music Residency

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Elaine Stamas Chamber Music Residency

The Elaine Stamas Chamber Music Residency gives HBMS student ensembles the opportunity to perform for musicians of the New York Philharmonic who share their comprehensive knowledge of ensemble playing with these young musicians, guiding them to a higher understanding of technique, musicianship and musical style. This year's coaches include Anna Rabinova, violin; Vivek Kamath, viola; Qiang Tu, cello; and Margaret Kampmeier, piano. Coaches are subject to change. The Master Classes are followed by a chamber music concert by musicians from…

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Chamber Music Masterworks with Musicians of the NY Philharmonic

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Elaine Stamas Chamber Music Residency

Join us for an exciting afternoon of chamber music performed by musicians from the New York Philharmonic as part of the School's Elaine Stamas Chamber Music Residency. View flyer here. General admission: $35 Purchase tickets here. Program: Schumann String Quartet No. 9 in G minor, D. 173 Anna Rabinova, violin Alina Kobialka, violin Vivek Kamath, viola Qiang Tu, cello Dvorak Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor, op. 65 Quan Ge, violin Ru-Pei Yeh, cello Helen Huang, piano (guest) Performers…

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Volunteer Brew Break Snow Date

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Snow date for the Volunteer Brew Break -- see more information here: https://hbms.org/event/volunteer-brew-break/  

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Spanning the Centuries Festival Student and Faculty Recital

March 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Beethoven Spanning the Centuries

Student and Faculty recital celebrating music composed from 1750-1950; featuring music of great Germanic composers — Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms — as well as masters from other lands. View flyer here. Featured faculty performance - Joan Forsyth, piano, performing Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 8. The Spanning the Centuries Festival is made possible, in part, with a grant from the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Foundation. Performers and program subject to change.

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Spanning the Centuries Festival Student and Faculty Recital

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Beethoven Spanning the Centuries

Student and Faculty recital celebrating music composed from 1750-1950; featuring music of great Germanic composers — Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms — as well as masters from other lands. View flyer here. Featured faculty performance - Dominic Meiman, piano, performing Mendelssohn's Venetian Gondola Song, op. 30 No. 6, and Moszkowski's Etudes Op. 91 Nos. 8 and 7. The Spanning the Centuries Festival is made possible, in part, with a grant from the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The…

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Spanning the Centuries Festival Student and Faculty Recital

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Beethoven Spanning the Centuries

Student and Faculty recital celebrating music composed from 1750-1950; featuring music of great Germanic composers — Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms — as well as masters from other lands. View flyer here. Featured faculty performance - Daniel Spitzer, clarinet and Tomoko Uchino, piano, performing Norbert Burgmuller's Duo, Op. 15. The Spanning the Centuries Festival is made possible, in part, with a grant from the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Foundation. Performers and program subject…

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Spanning the Centuries Festival Student and Faculty Recital

March 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Beethoven Spanning the Centuries

Student and Faculty recital celebrating music composed from 1750-1950; featuring music of great Germanic composers — Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and Brahms — as well as masters from other lands. View flyer here. Featured faculty performance - Donna Elaine, Flute and Rie Matsumoto, piano, performing C. Reinecke's Flute Sonata "Undine" Op. 167, I. Allegro. The Spanning the Centuries Festival is made possible, in part, with a grant from the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The New York Community Foundation.…

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Family Concert

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Smiling Family of Musicians

Each year Hoff-Barthelson provides a delightful opportunity for family members – students, siblings, parents, grandparents, cousins – to perform together at our Family Concert. This event stands out as one of our most beloved community gatherings at the School, offering an evening filled with joyful music-making in a relaxed atmosphere. For those unable to attend in person, the concert will be live-streamed on YouTube, allowing relatives from distant locations to share in the experience. Please talk to your teacher or…

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Cello Master Class with Hai-Ye Ni

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Master class coaching by guest artists has been part of Hoff-Barthelson’s curriculum since the School’s founding in 1944. This distinguished tradition continues this season with a roster of world-class musicians and educators. Master classes are an enlightening experience for students and audiences alike. After months of careful preparation, students perform for, and then receive feedback and guidance from a master teacher who challenges the student to think in new and critical ways about the piece they’ve prepared. The results are…

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Easter Weekend

March 29 - April 1
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Easter Weekend - The School is closed for regularly scheduled lessons and classes.

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April 2024

Piano Master Class with John McCarthy

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Master class coaching by guest artists has been part of Hoff-Barthelson’s curriculum since the School’s founding in 1944. This distinguished tradition continues this season with a roster of world-class musicians and educators. Master classes are an enlightening experience for students and audiences alike. After months of careful preparation, students perform for, and then receive feedback and guidance from a master teacher who challenges the student to think in new and critical ways about the piece they’ve prepared. The results are…

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ChamberFest

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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ChamberFest — Recital featuring students enrolled in the HBMS chamber music program.

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Festival Orchestra Open House: Audition Prep

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Festival Orchestra Students

Join Festival Orchestra Music Director Jun Nakabayashi and Dean Christopher Kenniff via Zoom for a discussion on preparing for Festival Orchestra Auditions. RSVP here to receive the Zoom link. Festival Orchestra auditions for the 2024-25 season will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 7:00 - 10:00 pm Thursday, May 9, 2024, 6:00 - 9:00 pm Friday, May 10, 2024, 7:00 - 10:00 pm  

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HB Artist Series

April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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HB Artist Series

The 2023-2024 HB Artist Faculty Performance Series concludes with faculty members Lila Ainsworth, cello; William Eckfeld, double bass; Vered Reznik, piano; and Eleonora Rotshteyn, piano, with guest artist John Cuk, piano; and Elke Velazquez, piano. General admission: $20; HBMS Students: free of charge. Purchase tickets here. Program: Sonata for Double Bass and Piano, William Eckfeld William Eckfeld, double bass John Cuk, piano * Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, Sergei Rachmaninoff Vered Reznik, piano Eleonora Rotshteyn, piano La Valse, Maurice…

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Spring Break

April 22 - April 28
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Spring Break - The School is closed for regularly scheduled lessons and classes.

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May 2024

Auditions: Festival Orchestra

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 9, 2024 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2024 at 7:00 pm

Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Festival Orchestra Students

Be a part of “one of the finest high school orchestras in the United States!” Audition for the HBMS Festival Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season! Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Festival Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra for high school students at the highest level of technical ability and musical artistry. Under the direction of conductor Jun Nakabayashi, the Festival Orchestra performs three concerts annually; two are with guest artists of international stature. The orchestra meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:15 – 9:30 pm.…

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Auditions: Festival Orchestra

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 9, 2024 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2024 at 7:00 pm

Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Festival Orchestra Students

Be a part of “one of the finest high school orchestras in the United States!” Audition for the HBMS Festival Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season! Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Festival Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra for high school students at the highest level of technical ability and musical artistry. Under the direction of conductor Jun Nakabayashi, the Festival Orchestra performs three concerts annually; two are with guest artists of international stature. The orchestra meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:15 – 9:30 pm.…

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Auditions: Festival Orchestra

May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on May 9, 2024 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 10, 2024 at 7:00 pm

Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Festival Orchestra Students

Be a part of “one of the finest high school orchestras in the United States!” Audition for the HBMS Festival Orchestra’s 2024-25 Season! Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Festival Orchestra is a full symphonic orchestra for high school students at the highest level of technical ability and musical artistry. Under the direction of conductor Jun Nakabayashi, the Festival Orchestra performs three concerts annually; two are with guest artists of international stature. The orchestra meets on Tuesday evenings from 7:15 – 9:30 pm.…

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Flute Master Class with Alexa Still

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Master class coaching by guest artists has been part of Hoff-Barthelson’s curriculum since the School’s founding in 1944. This distinguished tradition continues this season with a roster of world-class musicians and educators. Master classes are an enlightening experience for students and audiences alike. After months of careful preparation, students perform for, and then receive feedback and guidance from a master teacher who challenges the student to think in new and critical ways about the piece they’ve prepared. The results are…

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Music of Our Time Festival Student Recital

May 15 @ 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student Recital featuring music composed between 1923 and the present.

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Music of Our Time Festival Student and Faculty Recital

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student and Faculty Recital featuring music composed between 1923 and the present. Featured faculty performance - Eriko Sato and Gary Kosloski, violins performing Bartok's Duets for Two Violins. Performers and program subject to change.

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Music of Our Time Festival Student and Faculty Recital

May 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student and Faculty Recital featuring music composed between 1923 and the present. Featured faculty performance - Dominic Meiman, piano performing Kabalevsky's Clowns, Op. 39, No. 20; Etude Op. 27, No. 3; Toccatina Op. 27, No. 12; and Short Story Op. 27, No. 20. Performers and program subject to change.

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Music of Our Time Festival Student and Faculty Recital

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student and Faculty Recital featuring music composed between 1923 and the present. Featured faculty performance - Andrew Marino, guitar, performing Sergio Assad's Sonata for Guitar. Performers and program subject to change.

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Music of Our Time Festival Student and Faculty Recital

May 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student and Faculty Recital featuring music composed between 1923 and the present. Featured faculty performance - Andrea Saposnik, mezzo-soprano and Lauren Ninoshvili performing excerpts from Julia Perry's Stabat Mater Performers and program subject to change.

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Music of Our Time Festival Student Recital

May 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student Recital featuring music composed between 1923 and the present.

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Music of Our Time Festival Student and Faculty Recital

May 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student and Faculty Recital featuring music composed between 1923 and the present. Featured faculty performance - Dan Spitzer, clarinet and Tomoko Uchino, piano performing Bela Kovac's After You, Mr. Gershwin. Performers and program subject to change.

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Music of Our Time Festival Student Composition Recital

May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student Recital featuring music composed by participants of the Compose Yourself! Project and HBMS Composition classes under the direction of Derek Cooper.

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Music of Our Time Festival Student and Faculty Recital

May 18 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Sound Wave

The Music of Our Time Contemporary Music Festival – Student and Faculty Recital featuring music composed between 1923 and the present. Featured faculty performance – Joan Forsyth, piano, performing Joan Tower's Vast Antique Cubes and Throbbing. Performers and program subject to change.

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Suzuki Program Spring Recitals

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Interested families are invited to attend today’s student recitals and see Hoff-Barthelson’s acclaimed Suzuki Program in action. 9:30 am – Suzuki Guitar Program Student Recital 11:00 am – Suzuki Strings Program Student Recital 12:30 pm – Suzuki Strings Program Student Recital 2:00 pm – Suzuki Strings Program Student Recital 3:30 pm – Suzuki Piano Program Student Recital

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Memorial Day

May 27
Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane
Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Memorial Day - The School is closed for regularly scheduled lessons and classes.

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June 2024

Juneteenth

June 19
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Scarsdale, NY 10583 United States
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Juneteenth - The School is closed for regularly scheduled lessons and classes.

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