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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"Hoff-Barthelson has teachers who are superb musicians and really devoted to kids, from the little ones who are tentatively playing for the first time to accomplished seniors. The school is devoted not just to education but also to performance and playing in groups, whether in one of three orchestras, an unlimited number of classical ensembles, and jazz and rock bands. Students at HB are benefited in many ways . . . social connections, passion for music, and even college admissions. Our own kids have loved the school and benefited greatly."

Upcoming Events

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Music Showcase Festival at Dorney Park

May 24 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Members of the Young People’s Symphonette and Chamber Orchestra travel to Dorney Park in Allentown, Pennsylvania to participate in the 2024 Music Showcase Festival where they will receive a year-end assessment by an outside panel focused on reinforcing skills that students have developed through their participation in the orchestras.

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From Prague to Budapest: Festival Orchestra Finale Concert

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Performing Arts Center, Purchase College

The Festival Orchestra concludes its 2023-24 season with “From Prague to Budapest” at the Performance Arts Center at Purchase College. Program: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Symphony No. 38, K 504 “Prague” Bohuslav Martinů – Concerto for Oboe H. 353, with guest soloist Gerard Reuter Zoltán Kodály – Dances of Galánta View flyer here. Program and Read More

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