Our distinguished, award-winning faculty serves more than 1,000 students per year

Hoff Barthelson Music School offers Westchester County and the New York tri-state area individualized music lessons and performance training for children, teens and adults.

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Stories of Impact: The Power of Music Education

Rohun Rajpal

Rohun Rajpal

Eastchester resident Rohun Rajpal, HBMS class of 2018. Rohun attended Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY for middle and high school and is currently a senior at Brown University where he is studying Applied Mathematics. He joined HBMS in 2006, was an Honors Program student, and was selected as a violinist for the 2018 National Youth Orchestra of the USA. Tell a bit about your early experiences and interest in music. When did you start at…

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"My children are not great musicians, but I hoped that being in an environment where they are surrounded by people—students and teachers—who loved music would inspire them. It has."

Upcoming Events

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Placement Auditions: HBMS Orchestra Program

July 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Hoff-Barthelson Music School invites you to audition for our prestigious Youth Orchestra Program! Auditions for the Chamber Orchestra and Festival Orchestra will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2024, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. Sign-up here. Audition requirements: Two pieces of your choice that showcase your technical and musical abilities Scales and Rolls Violin and Read More

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Chamber Music Placement Meetings

September 4 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hoff-Barthelson Music School

Placement meetings for K-12 Chamber Music and Piano Ensembles for the 2024-25 school year for new and returning students. Learn more about the Chamber Music Program here. Schedule a placement meeting here.

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