The 1885 Music Hall is owned and operated by a nonprofit organization. 

Our mission is three-fold: to present diverse and relevant programming in music, theater, dance, and film for the enrichment of the tri-state community; to promote arts education through classes, partnerships, performing opportunities, and residencies; and to preserve and restore the historic Music Hall so that it may continue to be a vibrant performing arts center and catalyst for sustainable economic development in our area.


Mythology Logo 

Weekly classes with Peter Royston 
September 22 – November 10, 2022
For ages 9-13

Mythology is everywhere these days, from novels to video games, from Percy Jackson to Harry Potter! Now it’s YOUR turn! Learn about mythology from all around the world and then – write your own super myths and perform them on stage! A wild combination of history and creative writing – Join us for this EPIC workshop!

Thursdays 9/22, 10/06, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/03, 11/10 from 6pm - 7:30pm 

The cost for the program is $350/student. If you are NOT able to afford this fee, we offer a “Pay What You Can” policy in lieu of scholarships and you may choose the amount that enables you to participate. Amounts are in increments from $200 – $350 for the course.

If you are able to afford the $350 fee, we ask you to please select this amount so that the nonprofit Music Hall's Academy programs may be sustainable.

If you elect to pay more than $350, the amount over $350 will be considered a tax-deductible donation and will go towards our Education Fund to help students in need.

To register:

1) Fill out the fields below.

2) Select the amount you will pay & enter your credit card information.

3) Click submit and your spot is reserved. 

All sales are final.

Questions may be directed to a Music Hall representative at academy@tarrytownmusichall.org.

Enjoy The Mythology Playwriting Class!

The Music Hall Academy Team

Private Guitar Lessons in collaboration with The Mozartina Conservatory at The Music Hall.

Instructor: Sean Satin


Sean Satin 

Sean Satin began formal training under Jorge Morel. Shortly after, he was accepted into the Manhattan School of Music where he earned a B.M. in Classical Guitar Performance. While there, he studied with Oren Fader and Mark Delpriora and also played in master classes for Eliot Fisk, Eduardo Fernandez, David Starobin, and James Smith. Sean later went on to earn an M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University, as well as doing post-graduate work. While at Columbia he taught applied guitar to the undergraduate division.  Sean has performed throughout the U.S.A and Europe including a concert at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. Sean performs extensively in a wide variety of musical styles from classical to rock. Sean works extensively with the Tilted Axes ensemble and Composers Concordance where he has been involved in countless new music premieres. Mr. Satin has 20 years of teaching experience - all styles and ages, he is currently on faculty at multiple prestigious institutions.

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FALL SEMESTER - Saturdays 9/10/22 - 1/21/23

17 45-minute lessons: $935

OR

17 one-hour lessons: $1020

No lessons on 11/26, 12/24, 12/31

Make-up lessons (if needed) reserved for 1/28, 2/04

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SPRING SEMESTER - Saturdays 2/11/23 - 6/04/23

15 45-minute lessons: $825

OR

15 one-hour lessons: $900

No lessons on 2/25, 4/08

Make-up lessons (if needed) reserved for 6/10, 6/17

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Students may participate in six Performance Classes at The Mozartina Conservatory on 10/22, 11/19, 1/21, 3/18, 4/22 and 5/20 free of charge.

Students may perform in the Mozartina Student Recitals on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at the Music Hall free of charge.

Cancellations of lessons by students require 24-hour notice or they will not be made up. All lessons missed by the teacher will be made up. 

Students may take a trial lesson for a fee.

All sales are final.

To register:

1) Fill out the fields below.

2) Select the semester(s) & enter your credit card information.

3) Click submit and your spot is reserved.

Questions may be directed to a Music Hall representative at academy@tarrytownmusichall.org.

The Music Hall Academy Team



Private Harp Lessons in collaboration with The Mozartina Conservatory.
Instructor: Mia Theodoratus

For grades 8+


Mia Theodoratus 


Mia Theodoratus is a curious and adventurous creator of sound using harps, lyres and electronics. She has degrees from UT, Austin and CALARTS. In addition to the Music Hall Academy and Mozartina Conservatory, she teaches at the Irish Arts Center and Sarah Lawrence College. After moving to NYC, Mia went electric and played legendary venues like CBGB’s, Coney Island High, Jackie 60, Mothers and the Cooler. Her improvising skills coupled with her classical chops led her to play with the Citizen’s Band at Art Basil, Gelatin (music for Bunter Abend-Golden Gate), duo with Adam Dugas (Dueling Harps performed at Disney Hall, Abron Arts Center, NYC) and LifeBall in Vienna. Performance Highlights include Patty’s day concert for President Barak Obama, National Shakespeare’s Oedipus Athens, Greece, Whitney Biennial, Butch Morris’s Skyscrapers. Compositions- Flight of the Conchords and Rubicon on AMC, lyre on TedEd on Sapho. Her newest adventures are Harps in the Age of Enlightment (single action and dital harp salon concerts) and Greek lyre.
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FALL SEMESTER - Saturdays 9/24/22 - 1/21/23 15 45-minute lessons: $1044

OR

15 one-hour lessons: $1134

No lessons on 11/26, 12/24, 12/31

Make-up lessons (if needed) reserved for 1/28, 2/04

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SPRING SEMESTER - Saturdays 2/11/23 - 6/04/23

15 45-minute lessons: $1044

OR

15 one-hour lessons: $1134

No lessons on 2/25, 4/08

Make-up lessons (if needed) reserved for 6/10, 6/17

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Students may participate in six Performance Classes at The Mozartina Conservatory on 10/22, 11/19, 1/21, 3/18, 4/22 and 5/20 free of charge.

Students may perform in the Mozartina Student Recitals on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at the Music Hall free of charge.

Cancellations of lessons by students require 24-hour notice or they will not be made up. All lessons missed by the teacher will be made up.

Students may take a trial lesson for a fee.

All sales are final. To register: 1) Fill out the fields below. 2) Select the semester(s) & enter your credit card information. 3) Click submit and your spot is reserved. Questions may be directed to a Music Hall representative at academy@tarrytownmusichall.org. The Music Hall Academy Team

Private Cello Lessons in collaboration with The Mozartina Conservatory.
Instructor: Halie Morris
For grades 8+


Halli Morris 

Halie Morris, well-versed in a variety of musical styles, received a B.M. in Violincello Performance and B.A. in Hispanic Studies from Oberlin College & Conservatory and a M.M. in Violincello Performance from Northwestern University. In recent years, she has performed in various venues, ranging from Joe’s Pub, BAM, and Third Street Music School to the crypts of Greenwood Cemetery. A chamber music enthusiast, she was previously a member of the Bar Hop String Quartet. She has performed with numerous ensembles, including PROTESTRA, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, Orchestra of the Bronx, North Carolina Opera, New Music Raleigh and Wet Ink Ensemble.
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FALL SEMESTER - Tuesdays 9/20/22 - 1/17/23 15 45-minute lessons: $1044

OR

15 one-hour lessons: $1134

No lessons on 11/22, 12/21, 12/28

Make-up lessons (if needed) reserved for 1/24, 1/31

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SPRING SEMESTER - Tuesdays 2/07/23 - 5/31/23

15 45-minute lessons: $1044

OR

15 one-hour lessons: $1134

No lessons on 2/21, 4/04

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Make-up lessons (if needed) reserved for 6/07, 6/14

Students may participate in six Performance Classes at The Mozartina Conservatory on 10/22, 11/19, 1/21, 3/18, 4/22 and 5/20 free of charge.

Students may perform in the Mozartina Student Recitals on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at the Music Hall free of charge.

Cancellations of lessons by students require 24-hour notice or they will not be made up. All lessons missed by the teacher will be made up.

Students may take a trial lesson for a fee.

All sales are final. To register: 1) Fill out the fields below. 2) Select the semester(s) & enter your credit card information. 3) Click submit and your spot is reserved. Questions may be directed to a Music Hall representative at academy@tarrytownmusichall.org. The Music Hall Academy Team

Private Violin Lessons in collaboration with The Mozartina Conservatory.
Instructor: Joyce Balint
For grades 8+

Joyce Balint holds a B.M. from Manhattan School of Music and is the mandolin soloist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. She has performed as a violinist and mandolinist with many musical organizations including The Paris Opera, Boston Symphony, New York City Opera, Caramoor Festival Orchestra, the Amore Opera, Dallas Opera and the American Symphony. She studied with Alfred Krips and Einar Hansen (former members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra), Joseph Szegeti and Janos Starker (master classes), Roman Tottenberg (orchestra technique) and Robert Bloom (chamber music ensemble technique). “Joyce Balint shines in string recital” was the headline of The New York Times review of her Carnegie Hall Recital Hall debut.
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FALL SEMESTER 

15 45-minute lessons: $1044
OR
15 one-hour lessons: $1134
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SPRING SEMESTER
15 45-minute lessons: $1044
OR
15 one-hour lessons: $1134
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Students may participate in six Performance Classes at The Mozartina Conservatory on 10/22, 11/19, 1/21, 3/18, 4/22 and 5/20 free of charge.
Students may perform in the Mozartina Student Recitals on Sunday, June 4, 2023 at the Music Hall free of charge.
Cancellations of lessons by students require 24-hour notice or they will not be made up. All lessons missed by the teacher will be made up.
Students may take a trial lesson for a fee.
All sales are final. To register: 

1) Fill out the fields below. 

2) Select the semester(s) & enter your credit card information. 

3) Click submit and your spot is reserved. 

Questions may be directed to a Music Hall representative at academy@tarrytownmusichall.org. The Music Hall Academy Team

All cast members who participated in this year's Academy programs (Aladdin Jr, High School Music, The Sound of Music, Circus Arts Camp and The Addams Family) are invited to march and perform with the Music Hall Academy in the Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 29, 2022 around 5pm. A mandatory rehearsal will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 12pm - 4pm. Free of charge. Sign up before October 14.

Aerial Silks Classes with Amanda Jane

For ages 6-12

Tuesday classes starting September 6, 2022

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Amanda, a teacher and performer for many years, fell in love with the circus while she was a student and the rest is history. She has performed with Westchester Circus Arts, Imagine Circus, and Zabo Circus as an aerialist, living topiary and Illusionist's assistant, and has performed as a Target Girl with the world famous knife thrower The Great Throwdini. She appeared as an aerialist in shows at Legoland NY and is the 2022 first place winner of Bridges and Butterflies Annual Holiday Showcase.

Classes on

9/13, 9/20

11/01, 11/08, 11/22, 11/29

12/06, 12/13, 12/20

Class size limited to 5 or 6 students

$400 for the session (9 classes. $40/class)

$600 for two siblings (10 classes, $30/class) *

$50 for drop ins **

$100 for private lessons **

* Please register each sibling separately and choose the $300 option for each child.

** Please email academy@tarrytownmusichall.org is you are interested in drop ins or private lessons.

48 hour cancellation policy

Enjoy!

The Music Hall Academy Team

The Music Hall Academy