Save the date for Hoff-Barthelson's 2019 Spring Benefit!

Sunday, March 31, 2019

Featuring John Patitucci, bass

The Benefit will celebrate the School’s impact on the lives of our students and community and showcase the extraordinary achievement of our students.

Funds raised help ensure that Hoff-Barthelson can continue to offer comprehensive, world-class music education to students of all ages, aptitudes and levels of advancement, while ensuring that our programs remain accessible through financial aid and community partnerships.

John Patitucci
John Patitucci, bass John has been at the forefront of the jazz world for the last 30+ years and active in all styles of music. He is a three-time Grammy award winner, has been nominated over fourteen times and has played on many other Grammy award-winning recordings. He has performed and/or recorded with jazz giants such as Dizzy Gillespie, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Stan Getz, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Haynes, Wynton Marsalis, Michael Brecker, Kenny Garrett, Victor Feldman, Nancy Wilson and countless others. John has also performed and or recorded with pop artists such as Natalie Cole, John Mayer, Alicia Keys, Joni Mitchell, Bono, Sting, James Taylor and Paul Simon. He has been active as a composer with fourteen solo recordings of his own and has been commissioned to write for various chamber music groups.

For all event inquiries, e-mail Mary Ann Riad at

Pictured: John Patitucci - photo by Peter Freed