Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents Tomoko Uchino, piano


Thursday, December 10, 2015
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm



Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series presents pianist Tomoko Uchino

Uchino and Fellow HBMS Faculty Members Perform an Evening of Chamber Music

Pianist Tomoko Uchino is the featured artist for the 2015-2016 Hoff-Barthelson Music School HB Artist Series on Thursday, December 10, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. at the Greenville Community Church, 270 Ardsley Road, Scarsdale.

Joined by fellow Hoff-Barthelson faculty members Donna Elaine, flute, April Johnson, violin, Chi-Chi Lin Bestmann, viola and Peter Seidenberg, cello, the program will feature Anton Arensky’s masterful Piano Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op 32, Nino Rota’s Trio for Flute, Violin and Piano (1958) and Robert Schumann’s Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 47.

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 or ten 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: 914-723-1169, hb@hbms.org, www.hbms.org.

About Tomoko Uchino:
Tomoko Uchino, a native of Japan, has performed in recitals and concerts throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. As a soloist, she has been a top prize winner in the Ettlingen International Piano Competition for Young Pianists in Germany and the Takahiro Sonoda Piano Award International Competition in Japan, among others. The Arizona Citizen praised her performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1 for playing “with power and authority, Uchino negotiated the work’s multiple personalities with ease.” She has also appeared in recitals, collaborating with numerous instrumentalists and vocalists at Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Weill Recital Hall, the Herbst Theater in San Francisco and Hamarikyu Hall in Tokyo, Japan. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree with high honors from the University of Michigan, a Masters of Music from Peabody Conservatory, a Doctoral of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona and a graduate diploma from the Juilliard School.

Currently, Ms. Uchino is a member of the chamber music faculty at Hoff-Barthelson Music School in Scarsdale, NY and is a former faculty member of the Music Conservatory of Westchester, Suzuki Music School of Westport, Interlochen Summer Arts Camp and Belvoir Terrace. She has been on the accompanying staff of the Juilliard School and Hoff-Barthelson Music School as well as numerous summer festivals including the Aspen Music Festival, Meadowmount School of Music, Heifetz International Music Institute and Great Mountains International Music Festival in Korea.

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: Thursday, December 10, 2015
Times: 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

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$18 - General Admission
$15 - Senior (65+)
Free - HBMS Students and Students under 18

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

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