Saturday, December 5, 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Friends of Hoff-Barthelson Music School Usher in the Holiday Season with the Annual Holiday Music Festival
Festival to Feature Music Performances, International Cuisine, Silent Auction and Holiday Boutique
The Friends of Hoff-Barthelson Music School usher in the holiday season with the annual Holiday Music Festival. A family community event for almost 40 years, the Holiday Music Festival opens on Friday, December 4, 2015, with a Jazz Preview Night from 7:00 – 9:30 p.m., featuring performances by the School’s outstanding jazz ensembles. The Festival continues on Saturday, December 5, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, December 6, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visitors to the Holiday Music Festival will find boutique shopping, fabulous international cuisine, home-cooked by the School’s international parent body, a Raffle, Silent Auction, and music performed by the School’s stellar ensembles. Fun for the entire family, the Festival, is open to the public and free of charge.
Holiday shopping is made simple at the Festival, as vendors offer gift items ranging from vintage and contemporary jewelry to kitchen gadgets, hand-woven garments, decorative calendars and notecards. Vendors scheduled to participate include:
- Lillian Ruth – Jewelry crafted from gold, silver and semiprecious stones
- Miriam Schulman – Watercolor portraits, decorative calendars and notecards
- Janet Sikirica Millinery & Fiber Arts – Spectacular hand-woven garments, hats and scarves
- Misshapen Bowl – Hand-crafted wooden bowls made from exotic woods
- Shaneen Huxham – High-end leather gloves and scarves for both men and women
- The Pampered Chef – High quality kitchen tools for the well-appointed Chef
- Lady Ming Freshwater Pearl Jewelry – Classically styled pearls for today’s fashions
- Red Ginji – Funky, fun jewelry
- HB Boutique – Everything for your HB family and friends
The Silent Auction, open for bidding throughout the Festival, offers a wide range of items and has traditionally included sought-after tickets to sporting events and concerts, nights on the town and gift certificates offered by local merchants and restaurants.
Take a $5.00 chance on the Raffle and take home an Apple Watch Sports, a $100 Amazon Gift Certificate or a Bose Soundlink Mini Wireless Speaker!
The international foods tables will be overflowing with luscious homemade desserts throughout the Festival. Italian cuisine and finger foods will be the featured cuisine at the Friday Jazz Night; Saturday menus feature Chinese and Japanese and Food from Around the World; Indian, Korean and Food from Around the World takes over on Sunday.
Music will be provided throughout the Festival by the Hoff-Barthelson Brass Club, Chamber Orchestra, Flute Clubs, Chamber Choir, Wind Ensemble, Suzuki Strings, Viola Club, Symphonette and Jazz and Chamber Ensembles.
Proceeds from the Holiday Music Festival benefit programs at the School and financial aid.
For additional information:
914-723-1169, [email protected], www.hbms.org.
About The Friends:
The Friends of Hoff-Barthelson, the Parent Organization of the Music School, hosts events throughout the year that support the educational and fund-raising goals of the school. The organization seeks to do this by creating a supportive and welcoming environment, providing programs to assist parents and children in navigating their musical journey, and promoting community involvement.
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.
Event Location and Ticket Information
Hoff-Barthelson Music School
25 School Lane
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Handicap Accessible? Yes
Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015
Times: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm