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Hoff-Barthelson's Festival Orchestra Concludes 2018-19 Season With Guest Artist Gerard Reuter, Oboe Hoff-Barthelson's Festival Orchestra Concludes 2018-19 Season With Guest Artist Gerard Reuter, Oboe
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra closes out its 2018-19 season on Saturday, June 8, 2018, at 7:00 pm at the Recital Hall at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, New York.... (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra Holds Auditions For 2019-20 Season Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra Holds Auditions For 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2019

Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to be a part of one of the finest high school orchestras in the United States! Auditions for Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra will be held at the School on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Wednesday, May 15, 2019, from 7:00 ... (more...)
New York Philharmonic Musicians To Perform At Hoff-Barthelson Music School New York Philharmonic Musicians To Perform At Hoff-Barthelson Music School
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2019

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Grammy-Winning Jazz Bassist John Patitucci To Perform At Hoff-Barthelson Music Grammy-Winning Jazz Bassist John Patitucci To Perform At Hoff-Barthelson Music
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2019

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Annual Benefit Concert, the School's largest fundraising event of the year taking place on Sunday March 31, 2019, will feature 2019 Grammy award winner John Patitucci and his Jazz Trio. The concert will include special appearances by advanced HBMS jazz and chamber musi... (more...)
Master Class Series At Hoff-Barthelson Begins March 2 Master Class Series At Hoff-Barthelson Begins March 2
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2019

The 2018-2019 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series commences this March with world-renowned musicians pianist Jerome Lowenthal, Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 2:00 pm; cellist Natasha Brofsky, Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 7:30 pm; and violinist Daniel Phillips, Saturday, March 23, 2:00 pm. T... (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson's Festival Orchestra's Winter Concert To Feature Internationally Acclaimed Violinist YooJin Jang Hoff-Barthelson's Festival Orchestra's Winter Concert To Feature Internationally Acclaimed Violinist YooJin Jang
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2018

Schubert's Overture in the Italian Style in D Major, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op. 64, and Bizet's Symphony No. 1 in C Major can all be heard at Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Festival Orchestra's Winter Concert titled The Young Masters. The concert, under the musical direction of Ju... (more...)
George Winston Comes to Emelin Theater Today George Winston Comes to Emelin Theater Today
by BWW News Desk - November 09, 2018

Celebrated American pianist George Winston recently released a cancer research benefit album, Spring Carousel, on RCA Records on March 31, 2017 that debuted at #1 on Billboard's Jazz Chart. Spring Carousel features a collection of 15 solo piano compositions written by Winston while in recovery from... (more...)
George Winston Comes to Emelin Theater 11/9 George Winston Comes to Emelin Theater 11/9
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Celebrated American pianist George Winston recently released a cancer research benefit album, Spring Carousel, on RCA Records on March 31, 2017 that debuted at #1 on Billboard's Jazz Chart. Spring Carousel features a collection of 15 solo piano compositions written by Winston while in recovery from... (more...)
Opera Saratoga Announces 2019 Season Including World Premiere Of ELLEN WEST By Ricky Ian Gordon And Frank Bidart Opera Saratoga Announces 2019 Season Including World Premiere Of ELLEN WEST By Ricky Ian Gordon And Frank Bidart
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2018

Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today the three operas that will be featured at the center of the company's 2019 Summer Festival, to be presented from June 29th through July 14th, 2019.... (more...)
Bard Conservatory Celebrates Composer Joan Tower's 80th Birthday With Special Concert Bard Conservatory Celebrates Composer Joan Tower's 80th Birthday With Special Concert
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2018

Joan Tower, the Asher Edelman Professor in the Arts at Bard College, is renowned as one of America's most important living composers. This September, The Bard College Conservatory of Music celebrates Tower's 80th birthday with a concert program of featuring world premieres of Towers' recent composit... (more...)
Jason Tramm to Lead Taghkanic Chorale as Music Director in Works by Faure & Handel Jason Tramm to Lead Taghkanic Chorale as Music Director in Works by Faure & Handel
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

Noted American conductor Jason Tramm takes the podium as the newly appointed Music Director of the Taghkanic Chorale in works by Gabriel Faure and George Frederik Handel on Tuesday August 7 for the chorale's annual concert event "Summer Sing."... (more...)
New Rochelle Opera Presents LA BOHEME New Rochelle Opera Presents LA BOHEME
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2018

New Rochelle Opera, Westchester's longest running opera company, will present Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme, from June 21-24, 2018 in the Frank J. Auriana Theatre at the Ursuline School, 1345 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY. The production will be directed by Company co-founder and artistic director Ca... (more...)
The Orchestra Now Announces 2018-19 Performance Season The Orchestra Now Announces 2018-19 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

The Orchestra Now (TON), the visionary orchestra and master's degree program founded in 2015 by Bard College president and conductor, educator, and music historian Leon Botstein, will open its fourth season on September 15, 2018. Five individual series and two special events will present 17 differen... (more...)
Scarsdale's Smooth Jazz Vocalist, Rebecca Angel, To Perform At Barnes And Noble Eastchester, Today Scarsdale's Smooth Jazz Vocalist, Rebecca Angel, To Perform At Barnes And Noble Eastchester, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Four quick "s" adjectives come to mind when you first hear Rebecca Angel, making for some nice descriptive alliteration: smooth, soulful, sensual and sultry. Listening to her soulfully produced and exquisitely arranged debut What We Had, we can top that off with sexy and unabashedly sentimental as w... (more...)
Scarsdale's Smooth Jazz Vocalist, Rebecca Angel, To Perform At Barnes And Noble Eastchester, 5/30 Scarsdale's Smooth Jazz Vocalist, Rebecca Angel, To Perform At Barnes And Noble Eastchester, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2018

Four quick "s" adjectives come to mind when you first hear Rebecca Angel, making for some nice descriptive alliteration: smooth, soulful, sensual and sultry. Listening to her soulfully produced and exquisitely arranged debut What We Had, we can top that off with sexy and unabashedly sentimental as w... (more...)
Jazz Great Gary Smulyan to Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Jazz Students Jazz Great Gary Smulyan to Coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School Jazz Students
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2018

The 2017-2018 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series concludes with jazz great Gary Smulyan. Mr. Smulyan will coach HBMS jazz students on Sunday, May 6, 2018, beginning at 12 noon at the Jazz Forum, 1 Dixon Lane, Tarrytown. The public is invited to observe the Master Class free of charge.... (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series Announces Yoobin Son, Flute Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series Announces Yoobin Son, Flute
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2018

The 2017-2018 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series continues with New York Philharmonic flutist Yoobin Son. Ms. Son will coach HBMS flute students on Friday, May 4, 2018, beginning at 7:30 pm at Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale. The public is invited to observe the... (more...)
Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series Presents Rachel Barton Pine, Violin Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series Presents Rachel Barton Pine, Violin
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2018

The 2017-2018 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series continues with one of the leading interpreters of great classical masterworks, violinist Rachel Barton Pine. Ms. Barton Pine will coach HBMS violin students on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 12:30 pm, at Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 Sc... (more...)
HBMS Faculty Concert Series Concludes With A Spring Smörgåsbord HBMS Faculty Concert Series Concludes With A Spring Smörgåsbord
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2018

The 2017-18 Faculty Concert Series concludes with a "Spring Smorgasbord" on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 7:30 pm. Members of Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Faculty come together to perform original compositions, works for two pianos and little known works for piccolo in the School's Behrens Bergman Au... (more...)
Enrollment For Hoff-Barthelson's Summer Arts Program Is Underway Enrollment For Hoff-Barthelson's Summer Arts Program Is Underway
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2018

As winter continues its icy grip, what better time of year to start making plans for summer?... (more...)
Great Composers Lecture Series To Be Held At Hoff-Barthelson Music School Great Composers Lecture Series To Be Held At Hoff-Barthelson Music School
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2018

Hoff-Barthelson Music School's new Great Composers Lecture Series for music aficionados begins Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 7:30 pm with Leonard Bernstein at 100: Beyond West Side Story, and is followed by Ludwig van Beethoven: Madman? Genius? Both? on Friday, March 16, 2018, at 11:00 am. ... (more...)
Ward Stare Renews Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Contract Through 2020/21 Ward Stare Renews Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Contract Through 2020/21
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2017

Just as Music Director Ward Stare prepares to make his Metropolitan Opera conducting debut, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) announces that Maestro Stare has renewed his contract for three more years, through the end of the 2020/21 season.... (more...)