Hoff-Barthelson Music School Explores the Music of Ireland in Music From Around the World Series


Sunday, October 16, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm



Hoff-Barthelson Music School Explores the Music of Ireland in the Global Harmonies Series Music from Around the World

HBMS Alumnus Finbar Kantor performs traditional Irish Music on October 16

Explore the unique melodies, harmonies, and rhythms of Irish music at Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s Global Harmonies Series, Music from Around the World, on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale, New York. Now in its fifth year, this annual event will feature Hoff-Barthelson alumnus and fiddling competition winner Finbar Kantor performing Music of Ireland. Kantor will be joined by New York area Irish musicians Matt Stapleton, guitar and vocals; Seagda Coyle, accordion; Jake James, bodhran; and Eugen Bender, fiddle.

A wide range of traditional Irish music will be performed accompanied by brief explanations and stories about the music. Kantor will also share with the audience what playing traditional Irish music in modern day New York is like. The program is free of charge and open to the public.

About Global Harmonies:
Music, the connective tissue of melody, harmony and rhythm, acknowledges our individuality, celebrates our diversity, and has the power to inspire global understanding.  Over the course of this annual concert series, musical traditions of every country and culture will be represented, creating a colorful mosaic of sound that touches the human spirit and unifies our journey on this planet. Prior presentations in this series have featured the music of Africa, China, Japan and India.

For additional information:
For additional information: 914-723-1169, hb@hbms.org, www.hbms.org.

About Hoff-Barthelson Music School:
One of Westchester County’s most cherished and active cultural resources, Hoff-Barthelson Music School has achieved national recognition as a premier community music school for its unsurpassed leadership in education, performance and outreach for more than seventy years.

Global Harmonies is made possible, in part, by ArtsWestchester with support from Westchester County Government, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Photo: Hoff-Barthelson alumnus and fiddling competition winner Finbar Kantor will perform traditional Irish music on October 16, 2016, at Global Harmonies 2016. Photo by Steven Schnur.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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

Date: Sunday, October 16, 2016
Times: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

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

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