Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents Naomi Graf, viola


Friday, March 4, 2016
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm



Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents Naomi Graf, viola

An Evening of Chamber Music featuring works by Bach, Mozart and Hindemith

Violist Naomi Graf is the featured artist for the 2015-2016 Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series on Friday, March 4, at 8:00 p.m. at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale.

Ms. Graf will be joined by fellow Hoff-Barthelson Music School faculty members, Rie Matsumoto, piano and Eriko Sato, violin in a program that includes J. S. Bach’s Sonata No. 1 in G Major for Viola and Piano; Mozart’s Kegelstatt Trio for Violin, Viola and Piano, KV 498; and the Sonata in F minor, for Viola and Piano Op. 120, No. 1 by Brahms.

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 to a series of three recitals are available at a reduced rate. Tickets can be ordered any time by calling 914-723-1169 or emailing hb@hbms.org and are available for purchase at the door.

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

About Naomi Graf:
Naomi Graf performs a wide variety of programs as a chamber musician, recital soloist, and orchestral musician. She is a member of the faculty of Hoff-Barthelson Music School in Scarsdale, New York, where she is also the Director of Chamber Music (strings) and the Director of the Viola Clubs. Ms. Graf currently performs with the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra as well as in New York City in venues that include Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She has performed as principal violist for the Connecticut Grand Opera Orchestra and at numerous festivals including Aspen, Banff and Meadowmount, and has recorded on the Hanssler Classic label as a member of the Rebel Baroque Orchestra.

Ms. Graf has served on the Board of Music’s Recreation, Ithaca, New York, and the New York Viola Society. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in viola performance from the Juilliard School of Music and a Master’s of Music degree from Yale University, School of Music. Her principal viola teachers include Lillian Fuchs, Paul Kantor, and Donald McInnes.

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.

The 2015-2016 HB Artist Series, features nineteen recitals by faculty members in solo performance or with chamber ensembles composed of other faculty members and guest artists.

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 half a century.

The HB Artist Series 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.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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

Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Times: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$18 - General Admission
$15 - Seniors (65+)
Free - Students (18 and younger)

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

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