Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series: Alan Kay, clarinet


Sunday, May 1, 2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Hoff-Barthelson Music School Master Class Series: Alan Kay, clarinet
Presidential Scholars Teacher Recognition Award Winner to Coach HBMS Clarinet Students

Hoff-Barthelson Music School’s 2015-2016 Master Class Series continues with clarinetist Alan Kay on Sunday, May 1, 2016, at 6:00 p.m., at Hoff-Barthelson Music School, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale.  Mr. Kay will coach Hoff-Barthelson Music School clarinet students in the seventh 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:
For additional information: 914-723-1169, hb@hbms.org, www.hbms.org.

About Alan Kay:
Winner of a 2003 Presidential Scholars Teacher Recognition Award, Alan Kay teaches on the faculties of Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, and Stony Brook University. Mr. Kay is Co-Principal Clarinetist and a former Artistic Director of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and serves as Principal Clarinet with New York’s Riverside Symphony and the Little Orchestra Society. He also performs as Principal with the American Symphony and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s.

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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Hoff-Barthelson Music School
25 School Lane
Scarsdale, New York 10583
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, May 1, 2016
Times: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

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

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