A Musical Mélange: The Hoff-Barthelson Music School Faculty in Concert


Friday, March 9, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


A Musical Mélange: The Hoff-Barthelson Music School Faculty in Concert
An evening of vocal jazz and chamber works – both new and familiar – performed by the superb faculty of Hoff-Barthelson

Members of Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Faculty perform great vocal jazz alongside the vocal joys of Debussy, chamber works for flute trio, a sonata for viola, and a woodwind sextet in “A Musical Mélange,” on Friday, March 9, 2018, at 7:30 pm. The concert, the third of four presentations on the 2017-2018 Faculty Concert Series, takes place in the School’s Behrens Bergman Auditorium, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale.

Audience members will be treated to performances by Elizabeth Condon, oboe; Dorothy Duncan, clarinet; Donna Elaine and Joseph Piscitelli flutes; Michael Finckel, cello; Naomi Graf, viola; Janet Grice, bassoon; Jenny Hayden, soprano; Darlene Kaukoranta, French horn; pianists Hélène Jeanney, Rie Matsumoto, Gerald Robbins and Tomoko Uchino; and Rolf Sturm, jazz guitar.

Included on the program are jazz favorites “I’m Old Fashioned,” “Scat for Cats,” “My One and Only Love,” and the ever popular “Route 66;” Claude Debussy’s masterfully nuanced settings of Paul Verlaine’s poems “Ariettes oubliées;” Carl Maria von Weber’s  “Trio in g minor, Opus 63;” “Sonata No. 1 for Viola and Piano,” by Bohuslav Martinů; and “Summer Shimmers” a sextet for woodwinds and piano by Pulitzer Prize-winning contemporary composer Jennifer Higdon.

Admission to the concert is $20, $15 for seniors (65+) and free of charge for students. Tickets can be reserved by calling 914-723-1169, or e-mailing [email protected] A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Space is limited; reservations are encouraged. Program and performers subject to change.

For Additional Information:
914-723-1169, [email protected], www.hbms.org.

About the Faculty Concert Series:
Hoff-Barthelson 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. Held in Scarsdale, these concerts guarantee riveting music making of the highest caliber, in an intimate setting, at prices far below those in New York’s major concert halls. The final concert in the series will be held April 20, 2018.

About Hoff-Barthelson Music School:
Hoff-Barthelson Music School has achieved national recognition as a premier community music school for its unsurpassed leadership in education, performance and community service. With a faculty drawn from the region’s most talented teachers and performers, the School has long been one of Westchester County’s most cherished cultural resources. Whatever a student’s age or level of musical interest, HBMS’ diverse offerings provide the highest quality musical education, personally tailored to his or her specific passions and goals in a supportive and vibrant community.

Pictured: Janet Grice, bassoon

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Hoff-Barthelson Music School
25 School Lane
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Times: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

$20 - General Admission:
15 - Seniors (65+)
Free of charge - Students

Presenter: Hoff-Barthelson Music School
Presenter Phone: 914-723-1169
Presenter Website: www.hbms.org

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