Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents cellist Michael Finckel


Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents cellist Michael Finckel

Finckel and fellow HBMS faculty members perform the piano trios of Schumann and Dvořák

Cellist Michael Finckel is the featured artist at Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s HB Artist Recital Series on Friday, February 3, 2017, at 8:00 pm at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale. Joining Mr. Finckel on the concert are fellow HBMS faculty members Gary Kosloski, violin and Gerald Robbins, piano.

Included on the program are performances of Robert Schumann’s Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 110 and Antonín Dvořák’s powerful and emotional Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor, Op. 65. Program subject to change.

Admission to the recital is $18, $15 for seniors (65+) and free of charge to HBMS students and students 18 years of age and younger. Tickets are available for purchase at the door, or can be ordered by calling 914-723-1169, or by e-mailing hb@hbms.org. Tickets to a series of three recitals are available at a reduced rate.

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

About Michael Finckel:
Michael Finckel enjoys a wide-ranging career as cellist, conductor, teacher and composer. A founding member of the Trio of the Americas and the Cabrini Quartet, he performs as soloist and chamber musician throughout the U.S. and with members of his family in the renowned Finckel Cello Quartet. His interest in contemporary music has involved him in performances with New York’s leading new music ensembles including Speculum Musicae, Ensemble Sospeso, Columbia Symphonietta, the Group for Contemporary Music, Steve Reich and Musicians, and the American Composers Orchestra, as well as performances with members of the New York Philharmonic, under the direction of Pierre Boulez and Leonard Bernstein. Mr. Finckel has been Music Director of the Sage City Symphony in Vermont since 1982, and oversees the orchestra’s extensive commissioning program. He is a member of the Hoff-Barthelson faculty, and is a regular summer faculty member of the Chamber Music Conference and Composer’s Forum of the East and the Composers Conference and Chamber Music Center at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.

About the HB Artist Series:
Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s teaching faculty includes many preeminent performers who hold chairs in prominent New York orchestras, are members of world-class chamber ensembles, and are in international demand as solo artists. Our superb faculty has contributed to the Music School’s national recognition for unsurpassed leadership in music education and performance. Hoff-Barthelson is proud to present these distinguished performers on its annual HB Artists Series. Held in Scarsdale, these recitals guarantee riveting music making of the highest caliber, in an intimate setting, at prices far below those in New York’s major concert halls.

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.

Pictured: Cellist Michael Finckel

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Greenville Community Church
270 Ardsley Road
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, February 3, 2017
Times: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

$18 - General Admission:
$15 - Seniors (65+)
Free of charge - Students under 18:

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