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Hoff-Barthelson Music School faculty members take the stage to launch the 2021-2022 HB Artist Faculty performance series on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. in the school’s Joan Behrens Bergman auditorium, 25 School Lane, Scarsdale, New York. The concert will include performances by the Solace Quartet and the Jamie Reynolds Trio.

The Solace Quartet will captivate viewers with a performance of Richard Strauss’s rich and energetic Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 13. The Solace Quartet includes HBMS faculty members Tomoko Uchino, piano; April Johnson, violin; Peter Seidenberg, cello, and guest artist and former HBMS faculty member Chi-Chi Lin Bestmann, viola. The Jamie Reynolds Trio will perform jazz standards from the Great American Songbook, selected compositions by Duke Ellington and Wayne Shorter, and modern jazz compositions by Reynolds. Joining Mr. Reynolds are guest artists Gary Wang, bass; Vinnie Sperrazza, drums and special guest Steve Wilson, alto saxophone. The program and performers are subject to change.

Admission to the concert is $ 20 general admission and is free for students under 18 and adult HBMS students. Tickets can be purchased in advance through Eventbrite (, by visiting the school website (, by calling 914-723-1169 or by sending an email to [email protected]

Places are limited to 60 people. Please note the following health and safety requirements: masks are always required at HBMS facilities; all invitees must complete a brief online health screening questionnaire, which will be emailed to the ticket purchaser on the morning of the event; and full proof of vaccination – a picture of your vaccination card or NYS Excelsior pass – will be required for all ages 12 and over.