Concert And 'Meet The Instruments' Party Announced At Hoff-Barthelson

Concert And 'Meet The Instruments' Party Announced At Hoff-Barthelson

Hoff-Barthelson Music School presents a special concert and "meet the instruments" party for children ages 4-9 and their adults, featuring a performance of Sergei Prokofiev's enchanting classic "Peter and the Wolf." Performed by members of Hoff-Barthelson's exceptional faculty, the concert will be presented at 1:15 pm and again at 3:15 pm on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale. Admission is free of charge, however, reservations are required and can be made by visiting

Designed to be fun, educational and engaging, the concert will spark the imagination of the whole family through an exploration and sampling of the instruments. Stay afterwards for light refreshments and an opportunity for children to meet the "Peter and the Wolf" instruments up close along with the piano and guitar!

Faculty performers include Donna Elaine, flute; Elizabeth Condon, oboe; Dorothy Duncan, clarinet; Janet Grice, bassoon; Lani King Chang and April Johnson, violins; Naomi Graf, viola; Troy Stuart, cello; Glenn Rhian, percussion; Robert Schwartz, conductor and Jenny Hayden, narrator. Joining the faculty are special guest artists Igor Sherbakov, French horn and Rich Messbauer, double bass.

"Prokofiev's 'Peter and the Wolf' is one of the greatest works for introducing children to music and the instruments of the orchestra," said Ken Cole, Hoff-Barthelson's Executive Director. "This event is specially designed for children ready to choose their first instrument - a great opportunity to hear a multitude of instruments, try their hands at them, and meet other students and faculty."

Hoff-Barthelson's faculty comprises some of the nation's most distinguished performers and educators. Many hold chairs in prominent New York orchestras, are members of world-class chamber ensembles, perform in major Broadway productions and are in international demand as solo artists. Others teach at leading conservatories including The Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, and Mannes College of Music. Hoff-Barthelson prides itself on providing access to these outstanding artist-educators in the heart of Westchester. Our superb faculty has contributed to the Music School's national recognition for unsurpassed leadership in music education, performance and community service.

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