Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series: Alan Harris, cello


Sunday, February 7, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series: Alan Harris, cello

Distinguished Professor of Cello to Coach HBMS Cello Students at Scarsdale Library

The Hoff-Barthelson Music School 2015-2016 Master Class Series continues with cellist Alan Harris on Sunday, February 7, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., at the Scarsdale Public Library, 54 Olmsted Road, Scarsdale. Mr. Harris will coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School cello students in the second of nine master classes to be given during the 2015-2016 season. The public is invited to attend and observe the Master Class free of charge.

For additional information: 914-723-1169, [email protected], www.hbms.org.

About Alan Harris:
Alan Harris is currently Distinguished Professor of Cello at the Eastman School of Music and a member of the artist faculty of the Aspen Music Festival and School. Mr. Harris has conducted numerous master classes in cello performance and chamber music throughout the United States, Japan and Australia. An active performer, Mr. Harris has concertized with the Cleveland Quartet, Gidon Kremer, Pinchas Zukerman, and many more.

About the Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series:
Master class coaching by guest artists has been part of Hoff-Barthelson’s curriculum since the School’s founding in 1944. This distinguished tradition continues this season with a roster of world-class musicians and educators including Pamela Devenport and Alan Harris, cello; Meng-Chieh Liu and Alessio Bax piano; Marin Mazzie, voice; Lucie Robert, violin; Alan Kay, clarinet; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; and members of the New York Philharmonic.

Master classes are an enlightening experience for students and audiences alike. After months of careful preparation, students perform for and then receive feedback and guidance from a master teacher who often challenges the student to think in new and critical ways about the piece they’ve prepared. The results are often inspiring and enlightening and serve as a catalyst for students to reach new heights in their own musical explorations.

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 Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class 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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Scarsdale Library
54 Olmsted Road
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, February 7, 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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