Alumni & Friends of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts


LaGuardia, M&A, PA Reunions


You may contact us at info@alumniandfriends.org. All paper correspondence and contributions may be mailed to our P.O. Box:
Alumni & Friends of LaGuardia
P.O. Box 230015
Ansonia Station
New York, NY 10023

We hope to see you soon!


ALUMNI & FRIENDS HIGHLIGHTS

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Friday May 20th, 2022

Tonight at 6:45 is the final performance of Spring Drama Festival #2 - “The Late Wedding!” Watch the livestream at laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

Tonight at 6:45 is the final performance of Spring Drama Festival #2 - “The Late Wedding!” Watch the livestream at laguardiahs.org/events

Friday May 20th, 2022

Tonight at 6:45 is the final performance of Spring Drama Festival #2 - “The Late Wedding!” Watch the livestream at laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

Tonight at 6:45 is the final performance of Spring Drama Festival #2 - “The Late Wedding!” Watch the livestream at laguardiahs.org/events

Friday May 20th, 2022

Senior Art Show #4 in the mezzanine! ... See MoreSee Less

Friday May 20th, 2022

Senior Art Show #4 in the lobby! ... See MoreSee Less

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My, how I remember this... my first time public speaking.

Impressive!

Friday May 20th, 2022

Senior Art Show #4 in the LaGuardia gallery! ... See MoreSee Less

Friday May 20th, 2022

One of the performances from today’s #fiorellofriday morning lobby concert!! What a beautiful way to start the day! ... See MoreSee Less

Friday May 20th, 2022

Enjoy last week's magnificent LaGuardia Gospel Chorus Concert featuring alumni Anthony G. Evans (&A '79) and Naomi Raine (LaG '05). Dr. Darryl Jordan, Director. www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOjNqSgJnyQ&t=193s ... See MoreSee Less

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Friday May 20th, 2022

Happy #fiorellofriday! Enjoy this week's fabulous Percussion Ensemble - Gary Fogel, Director and New Music Ensemble, Robert Apostle, Director! www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-fjBclsTDI ... See MoreSee Less

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Friday May 20th, 2022

Watch last night's amazing Show Choir Concert! Choir Director Jeanne Cascio. Happy #fiorellofriday! www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHgONg8d948 ... See MoreSee Less

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Enjoyed so much, I may have to watch again. Well done!

How do you access? Says private.

🤷🏻‍♀️

Thursday May 19th, 2022

Tonight, May 19 - take your pick of shows to see in person or at home via livestream - laguardiahs.org/events
The Show Choir Concert at 7pm will live in the Concert Hall and livestreamed.
The Spring Drama Festival's production of "The Late Wedding" will be live at 6:45pm (there will be a livestream tomorrow, May 20 at 6:45pm, in addition to the live performance).
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Tonight, May 19 - take your pick of shows to see in person or at home via livestream - laguardiahs.org/events 
The Show Choir Concert at 7pm will live in the Concert Hall and livestreamed.
The Spring Drama Festivals production of The Late Wedding will be live at 6:45pm (there will be a livestream tomorrow, May 20 at 6:45pm, in addition to the live performance).

Thursday May 19th, 2022

Check out this new video by Tootsie Williams (LaG ‘90)! www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_lGVfO1fYY ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for sharing!!!!

Thursday May 19th, 2022

Friday, May 20 - join us for “Denouement” - the beautiful final Senior Art Show of the school year! The art opening will be 4:15-7pm. See select artworks at: www.lagartstudiopa.org/senior-art-show-3-1-1 ... See MoreSee Less

Friday, May 20 - join us for “Denouement” - the beautiful final Senior Art Show of the school year! The art opening will be 4:15-7pm. See select artworks at: https://www.lagartstudiopa.org/senior-art-show-3-1-1

Thursday May 19th, 2022

The LaGuardia Show Choir rehearsing for tonight’s concert - May 19, 2022! Come see it live for FREE at 7pm in the Concert Hall or livestream at laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday May 18th, 2022

Congratulations to LaG '22 student Eason Rytter, who was just named a Presidential Scholar! Eason will be attending Yale in fall 2022!
The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects scholars annually based on their academic success, artistic and technical excellence, essays, school evaluations, and transcripts, as well as a demonstrated commitment to community service and leadership.
www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/education-department-announces-161-students-be-honored-2022-us-pre...
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Congratulations to LaG 22 student Eason Rytter, who was just named a Presidential Scholar! Eason will be attending Yale in fall 2022!
The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects scholars annually based on their academic success, artistic and technical excellence, essays, school evaluations, and transcripts, as well as a demonstrated commitment to community service and leadership.
https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/education-department-announces-161-students-be-honored-2022-us-presidential-scholars

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Congratulations!!!!

Congratulations 🎉

Congratulations Eason! And congratulations to your parents!! I know you’ll love Yale and will continue to succeed in everything you set out to do!

Congratulations!!!!

Way 2 Go, Eason!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Bravo!

Congratulations!🎉🎊

Congratulations!

Go Eason!! Congratulations!

Congratulations 👏👏👏

Congratulations

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Wednesday May 18th, 2022

This Sunday, May 22 at 5pm, tune in on Zoom to see a play written by Mack Williams (PA '75) with Kenya Cagle (PA '75) - "WW II Diary - A True Story." More details at www.incarnlive.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

This Sunday, May 22 at 5pm, tune in on Zoom to see a play written by Mack Williams (PA 75) with Kenya Cagle (PA 75) - WW II Diary - A True Story. More details at https://www.incarnlive.com/

Wednesday May 18th, 2022

May 18-20 at 6:45pm, come see the Spring Drama Festival’s production of “The Late Wedding” directed by Jeffrey Stafford! Tickets are FREE or you can livestream tonight and Friday at laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

May 18-20 at 6:45pm, come see the Spring Drama Festival’s production of “The Late Wedding” directed by Jeffrey Stafford! Tickets are FREE or you can livestream tonight and Friday at laguardiahs.org/events

Wednesday May 18th, 2022

Don’t miss LaGuardia’s annual Show Choir Concert Thursday, May 19 at 7pm! Tickets are FREE but you can also livestream at laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

Don’t miss LaGuardia’s annual Show Choir Concert Thursday, May 19 at 7pm! Tickets are FREE but you can also livestream at laguardiahs.org/events

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FAMELIVESFOREVER.COM IN THE FAME SCHOOL AND REINCARNATES THE SPIRIT OF MICHAEL PETERS.

Tuesday May 17th, 2022

Tune in right now if you haven’t already - New Music Ensemble taking the stage! Laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

Tune in right now if you haven’t already - New Music Ensemble taking the stage! Laguardiahs.org/events

Monday May 16th, 2022

More beautiful music from LaGuardia’s Solo Voice class - lobby concerts at 8am - how glorious! Jana Ballard, teacher. Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less

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Another tour de force performance! These kids are incredibly talented!

Monday May 16th, 2022

Another fantastic performance by students in Jana Ballard’s Solo Voice class, from #fiorellofriday on May 13. ... See MoreSee Less

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Brilliant! Breve tutti!

Bravissime! Ms. Ballard teaches them to sound glorious!

Love it. What’s the name of this song?

Bravo!

Wow. Absolutely fantastic. Do they want to come to Staten Island 😊?

Absolutely beautiful!

Brava

Fantastic! As always.

Bravo !! We are so proud of Nichole and Heather 🤩

Lovely...

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Monday May 16th, 2022

Join us on Tuesday, May 17 for the amazing LaGuardia Percussion Ensemble and New Music Ensemble Showcase! 6pm in the LaGuardia Concert Hall - tickets are FREE. You can also livestream at laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

Join us on Tuesday, May 17 for the amazing LaGuardia Percussion Ensemble and New Music Ensemble Showcase! 6pm in the LaGuardia Concert Hall - tickets are FREE. You can also livestream at laguardiahs.org/events

Monday May 16th, 2022

Enjoy this wonderful performance by students in Jana Ballard's Solo Voice class! This is from #fiorellofriday on May 13, 2022. ... See MoreSee Less

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Bravo!

Molti Bravo!!

Bravissimo! inspired 😉

Bravissimo!

ONLY at LaGuardia!!!

Bravo!

Jared Dillon Aaron Weiss the halls of my high school

Wow! Amazing!

BRAVO- In bocca al lupo!

Holy! Very impressive. Jana Ballard you must be so proud!

How wonderful! Thank you for sharing this joyful clip! LaGuardia always shows students how it’s done! 💖 I so enjoyed being there, as a voice major. 🎤🎶. Wonder work M & A‼️

Bravo!

Rossini would be proud!!! Bravissimo!!!

This great kid makes the old new again! So proud of him and M&A!

Terrific; sorry I missed it, and I was in the building Friday.

Fabulous!

So wonderful! He’ll be a big opera star!

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Friday May 13th, 2022

So many amazing choices! Tonight you can choose between seeing the Gospel Chorus Concert in the Concert Hall or the Spring Drama Festival's production of "Love/Sick" in the Little Flower Theater. Both performances are at 7pm and free tickets are available starting at 6pm. You can also livestream either show at laguardiahs.org/events
Audience members must show proof of vaccination.
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So many amazing choices! Tonight you can choose between seeing the Gospel Chorus Concert in the Concert Hall or the Spring Drama Festivals production of Love/Sick in the Little Flower Theater. Both performances are at 7pm and free tickets are available starting at 6pm. You can also livestream either show at laguardiahs.org/events 
Audience members must show proof of vaccination.

Friday May 13th, 2022

Shoutout to alumni Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Countertenor (LaG '11) and Justin Austin (LaG '10) who star in "Hamlet" at the Metropolitan Opera! May 13-June 9, 2022 - www.metopera.org/season/2021-22-season/hamlet/ ... See MoreSee Less

Shoutout to alumni Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Countertenor (LaG 11) and Justin Austin (LaG 10) who star in Hamlet at the Metropolitan Opera! May 13-June 9, 2022 - https://www.metopera.org/season/2021-22-season/hamlet/

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Congratulations!!!!! 🎉

Awesome!

Tuesday May 10th, 2022

Join us Friday, May 13 at 7pm for the LaGuardia Gospel Chorus Concert! Tickets are FREE! Get to school by 6:45 to get a seat. If you can’t make it, stream at LaGuardiahs.org/events
Alumni Naomi Raine (LaG ‘05) and Anthony G. Evans (M&A ‘79) are special guests!
All visitors must show proof of vaccination and fill out a health screening at: healthscreening.schools.nyc/?type=G
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Join us Friday, May 13 at 7pm for the LaGuardia Gospel Chorus Concert! Tickets are FREE! Get to school by 6:45 to get a seat. If you can’t make it, stream at LaGuardiahs.org/events 
Alumni Naomi Raine (LaG ‘05) and Anthony G. Evans (M&A ‘79) are special guests! 
All visitors must show proof of vaccination and fill out a health screening at: https://healthscreening.schools.nyc/?type=G

Monday May 9th, 2022

Congratulations to Camille A. Brown (LaG '97), who is nominated for TWO Tony Awards - Best Director and Best Choreographer for the Tony nominated Best Play Revival "for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf." The play also stars Stacey Sargeant (LaG '94) as Lady in Blue.
Congratulations to Lynn Nottage (M&A ‘82) who wrote the book for “MJ,” which was nominated for Best New Musical!
And a big shoutout to Ellenore Scott who choreographed "Mr. Saturday Night," which is nominated for 4 Tonys!
Please let us know if we missed any alumni!
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Congratulations to Camille A. Brown (LaG 97), who is nominated for TWO Tony Awards - Best Director and Best Choreographer for the Tony nominated Best Play Revival  for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf. The play also stars Stacey Sargeant (LaG 94) as Lady in Blue. 
Congratulations to Lynn Nottage (M&A ‘82) who wrote the book for “MJ,” which was nominated for Best New Musical! 
And a big shoutout to Ellenore Scott who choreographed Mr. Saturday Night, which is nominated for 4 Tonys!
Please let us know if we missed any alumni!

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Congratulations!

Monday May 9th, 2022

This week begins LaGuardia’s Spring Drama Festival (SDF)! Tickets are FREE and open to the public.
Live Performances are on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 6:45pm.
All Wednesday and Friday performances will also be live-streamed at laguardiahs.org/events
May 11th, 12th, 13th: Love/Sick (directed by Lee Lobenhofer)
May 18th, 19th, 20th: The Late Wedding (directed by Jeffrey Stafford)
May 25th, 26th, 27th: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (directed by Mala M. Tsantilas)
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This week begins LaGuardia’s Spring Drama Festival (SDF)! Tickets are FREE and open to the public.
Live Performances are on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 6:45pm.
All Wednesday and Friday performances will also be live-streamed at laguardiahs.org/events
May 11th, 12th, 13th:  Love/Sick (directed by Lee Lobenhofer)
May 18th, 19th, 20th:  The Late Wedding (directed by Jeffrey Stafford)
May 25th, 26th, 27th: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (directed by Mala M. Tsantilas)

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Please see the visitor policy for attending LaGuardia performances. healthscreening.schools.nyc/?type=G

Friday May 6th, 2022

Tonight, May 6 at 6pm don't miss the LaGuardia Musicale #2 for FREE - tickets available at the door - or streaming at laguardiahs.org/events!
Performances include:
Elementary Chorus
Intermediate Band
Junior Jazz Band
Mixed Chorus
Cantare
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Tonight, May 6 at 6pm dont miss the LaGuardia Musicale #2 for FREE - tickets available at the door - or streaming at laguardiahs.org/events! 
Performances include:
Elementary Chorus
Intermediate Band
Junior Jazz Band
Mixed Chorus
Cantare

Friday May 6th, 2022

Join us May 13 at 7pm for the LaGuardia Gospel Chorus Concert! Admission is FREE - arrive by 6:45pm to get a seat. Alumni Anthony G. Evans (M&A ‘79) and Naomi Raine (LaG ‘05) are special guests! Choir Director Darryl Jordan. (Video is Anthony Evans rehearsing with the Gospel Chorus this week.)
Please see Covid visitor policy in comments.
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Just got chills watching this! 🎶

Gives me chills and reminds me when I was in that class.😍

Please see the visitor policy for attending LaGuardia performances. healthscreening.schools.nyc/?type=G

Tuesday May 3rd, 2022

May 4 and May 6 At 6pm catch the LaGuardia musicales live for free or streaming at laguardiahs.org/events! ... See MoreSee Less

May 4 and May 6 At 6pm catch the LaGuardia musicales live for free or streaming at laguardiahs.org/events!

Friday April 29th, 2022

We say goodbye to our wonderful former Assistant Principal of Art, Sheila Stember (M&A '49), who passed away on April 27. Sheila taught at Music & Art and LaGuardia from 1981 until 2010. Alumni & Friends established the Sheila Stember Art Award, which gives an award each year to an outstanding art student. She will be deeply missed. ... See MoreSee Less

We say goodbye to our wonderful former Assistant Principal of Art, Sheila Stember (M&A 49), who passed away on April 27. Sheila taught at Music & Art and LaGuardia from 1981 until 2010. Alumni & Friends established the Sheila Stember Art Award, which gives an award each year to an outstanding art student. She will be deeply missed.

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Ohhhhh nooooo! She was my Art History Teacher! She was the BEST! My condolences 💐 prayers and love 💕 go out to her family and the entire M&A4LIFE family as well. RIP 🙏🏽

I had very fond memories of Ms. Stember - I took a Fashion class with her and other art classes. She was very sweet and warm. I will miss her dearly. May she rest in peace and my deepest condolences to her family.

Ms. Stember ❤️

A person of great dignity and devotion.

RIP 😢

Was she a teacher in 1967? I don’t remember her name

RIP

I remember Ms. Stember, she was so sweet and patient. She will be missed. May she rest in peace. 🙏

May she Rest In Peace! ❤️🙏

So sorry to hear this. She taught me art history, and I was her morning office volunteer, and later art gallery curator. May she rest in peace.

😭 😭

Oh wow may she Rest In Peace.

❤️ one of my favorite teachers. RIP

💜💜💜

May she rest in peace

I remember her, sweet lady. SIP 🙏

Sweetest ever RIP Ms. Stember

She wrote my college recommendation. I was reminded that she used my portfolio as an example for future graduating students. May her memory be a blessing.

Was a music major but have sweet memories of her. RIP🙏🏻

Will miss her so much. RIP 🙏🏼

Ms. Stember!! I remember her well. May she rest ❤️🙏🏽

O wow! May she Rest In Peace!

Once she showed me my entrence exam artwork that was kept in a file cabinet. We talked about the whole exam experience. She was very nice. May she rest in peace.

Another wonderful colleague gone.

Absolutely loved her. One of the teachers I look back on fondly who taught me that academics wasn't the be-all end-all of life, and what I really needed to hear then. She will be missed.

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Friday April 29th, 2022

Great summer employment opportunity at New County Day Camp on Staten Island - hiring NOW for ages 16 and older! Visit 14StreetY.org/CampJobs - transportation via air-conditioned buses is available across Brooklyn and Manhattan.
The weekly rate for rising high school Juniors and Seniors is $400, $500 for rising freshmen (or college students in general) and $600 for college graduates.
For Leadership positions, starting salaries are $800 per week.
BONUS: the Senior Director and Associate Director are both LaGuardia alumni!
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Great summer employment opportunity at New County Day Camp on Staten Island - hiring NOW for ages 16 and older! Visit 14StreetY.org/CampJobs - transportation via air-conditioned buses is available across Brooklyn and Manhattan.
The weekly rate for rising high school Juniors and Seniors is $400, $500 for rising freshmen (or college students in general) and $600 for college graduates.
For Leadership positions, starting salaries are $800 per week.
BONUS: the Senior Director and Associate Director are both LaGuardia alumni!

Thursday April 28th, 2022

A little preview of Senior Art Show #3, opening Friday, April 29, 4:15-7pm! Come one, come all! See more at www.lagartstudiopa.org/senior-art-show-3-1 ... See MoreSee Less

Thursday April 28th, 2022

Friday, April 29 enjoy LaGuardia’s fabulous Senior Art Show #3 in person from 4:15-7pm and then stick around for the Senior Jazz Concert at 7pm! All FREE! See select works from the show at: www.lagartstudiopa.org/senior-art-show-3-1
SHOW ARTISTS
Ella Strasser
Kaitlin Teng
Vivian Hu
Emma Huang
Luna Baker-Stohlman
Katherine Townsend
Jane Morgan
Grace Yip
Alice Chekunova
Marcello Rudofsky
Solvej Lee
Victoria Murphy
Jayden Chen
Tiffany Lu
Sophia Sy
Sophia torres
Lana Labelle
Letty Delgado
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Friday, April 29 enjoy LaGuardia’s fabulous Senior Art Show #3 in person from 4:15-7pm and then stick around for the Senior Jazz Concert at 7pm! All FREE! See select works from the show at: https://www.lagartstudiopa.org/senior-art-show-3-1
SHOW ARTISTS
Ella Strasser
Kaitlin Teng
Vivian Hu
Emma Huang
Luna Baker-Stohlman
Katherine Townsend
Jane Morgan
Grace Yip
Alice Chekunova
Marcello Rudofsky
Solvej Lee
 Victoria Murphy
Jayden Chen
Tiffany Lu 
Sophia Sy 
Sophia torres
Lana Labelle 
Letty Delgado

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Is "effervescent" spelled incorrectly for a reason?

Thursday April 28th, 2022

Amazing alumnus Anthony G. Evans (M&A ‘79) working with the Gospel Chorus for their upcoming concert on May 13 at 7pm! This is their first rehearsal for his arrangement of the Martin Luther hymn “A Mighty Fortress.” ... See MoreSee Less

Wednesday April 27th, 2022

On Friday, April 29 at 7pm you can see the Senior Jazz Band perform live for FREE at LaGuardia! Free tickets will be available before the concert starting at 6pm. You may also watch virtually at laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

On Friday, April 29 at 7pm you can see the Senior Jazz Band perform live for FREE at LaGuardia! Free tickets will be available before the concert starting at 6pm. You may also watch virtually at laguardiahs.org/events

Wednesday April 27th, 2022

Johnathan Lee Iverson (LaG '94) brings his commanding presence and noteworthy professional vocals to his new solo cabaret - "The Last Ringmaster: A Musical Journey from Choirboy to the Big Top" - in The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series in Winter Park, FL, May 18 and 19, 2022. Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy will accompany on piano.
To see it LIVE at the Winter Park Playhouse - May 18-19:
app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=135285

To see it VIRTUALLY June 3-5:
app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=135639

Fresh off of The Winter Park Playhouse Critic's Choice production run of Trav'lin: A 1930's Harlem Musical Romance, Johnathan Lee Iverson will grace the Playhouse Cabaret stage in May as he presents a remarkable evening of song and storytelling. From his youthful days with The Boys Choir of Harlem through to his notable historic tenure as Ringmaster of the original Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Johnathan will delight the audience with a wide selection of music from Opera (Turandot, Fedora) to standards (Duke Ellington) to Broadway (Jekyll and Hyde, Man of La Mancha, Sideshow) and more!

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the cabaret begins at 7:30 p.m.
Call The Winter Park Playhouse box office 407-645-0145 to reserve tickets or go online:
To see it LIVE at the Winter Park Playhouse - May 18-19:
app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=135285

To see it VIRTUALLY June 3-5:
app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=135639
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Johnathan Lee Iverson (LaG 94) brings his commanding presence and noteworthy professional vocals to his new solo cabaret - The Last Ringmaster: A Musical Journey from Choirboy to the Big Top - in The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series in Winter Park, FL, May 18 and 19, 2022. Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy will accompany on piano. 
To see it LIVE at the Winter Park Playhouse - May 18-19:
https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=135285

To see it VIRTUALLY June 3-5:
https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=135639

Fresh off of The Winter Park Playhouse Critics Choice production run of Travlin: A 1930s Harlem Musical Romance, Johnathan Lee Iverson will grace the Playhouse Cabaret stage in May as he presents a remarkable evening of song and storytelling. From his youthful days with The Boys Choir of Harlem through to his notable historic tenure as Ringmaster of the original Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Johnathan will delight the audience with a wide selection of music from Opera (Turandot, Fedora) to standards (Duke Ellington) to Broadway (Jekyll and Hyde, Man of La Mancha, Sideshow) and more!
 
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the cabaret begins at 7:30 p.m. 
Call The Winter Park Playhouse box office 407-645-0145 to reserve tickets or go online:
To see it LIVE at the Winter Park Playhouse - May 18-19:
https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=135285

To see it VIRTUALLY June 3-5:
https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=135639

Tuesday April 26th, 2022

Check out the beautiful artwork of Derek Buckner: Paintings (LaG '88) at his upcoming solo exhibition at the George Billis Gallery (507 West 27th Street) May 2-21, 2022. Opening reception May 5, 6-8pm. www.georgebillis.com/nyc.html
derekbuckner.com
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Check out the beautiful artwork of Derek Buckner: (LaG 88) at his upcoming solo exhibition at the George Billis Gallery (507 West 27th Street) May 2-21, 2022. Opening reception May 5, 6-8pm. http://www.georgebillis.com/nyc.html
http://derekbuckner.com

Tuesday April 26th, 2022

Check out the LaG Senior Symphonic Band on Thursday, April 28 at 7pm. FREE tickets available at the door or you can livestream at laguardiahs.org/events ... See MoreSee Less

Check out the LaG Senior Symphonic Band on Thursday, April 28 at 7pm. FREE tickets available at the door or you can livestream at laguardiahs.org/events

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FAMELIVESFOREVER.COM

Lovely graphic!

Will it be available to watch later? So disappointed that we are not available!

Will it be available on zoom? Leaving town that morning. So sorry to miss this.

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Thursday April 14th, 2022

Tonight, April 14, James Gaffigan (LaG '97) conducts Tchaikovsky's 'Eugene Onegin' and April 16 and 21 conducts Mozart's 'Le Nozze di Figaro' at The Metropolitan Opera!
www.metopera.org/discover/artists/conductor/james-gaffigan/
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Tonight, April 14, James Gaffigan (LaG 97) conducts Tchaikovskys Eugene Onegin and April 16 and 21 conducts Mozarts Le Nozze di Figaro at The Metropolitan Opera! 
https://www.metopera.org/discover/artists/conductor/james-gaffigan/

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Go Jimmy! Would love to come and see you one day.

Fabulous!!!

Thursday April 14th, 2022

Camille A. Brown (LaG '97) directs and choreographs the Broadway revival of Ntozake Shange's choreopoem 'for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf' and starring Stacey Sargeant (LaG '94) as Lady in Blue.
forcoloredgirlsbway.com/cast-creative/
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Camille A. Brown (LaG 97) directs and choreographs the Broadway revival of Ntozake Shanges choreopoem for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf and starring Stacey Sargeant (LaG 94) as Lady in Blue.
https://forcoloredgirlsbway.com/cast-creative/

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YASS!!!!

Just saw it, was an amazing, powerful and funny show. Outstanding cast and choreography! Congrats to the LaGuardia alums! Go to see it!!

It was excellent! Congratulations! (‘84)

Monday April 11th, 2022

Come see LaGuardia's Concerto Concert for FREE or tune in to the live-stream on Wednesday, April 13 at 7pm! Livestream at www.laguardiahs.org/events
The program:
Overture to Colas Breugnon
Dmitri Kabalevsky (1904–1987)

Violin Concerto No. 2 in g minor, Op. 63
Sergei Prokofiev (1891–1953)
Mvt. 1: Allegro Moderato

Carmen Fantasie
Franz Waxman (1906–1967)

Scherzo from Symphony No. 2
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943)

Callirhoe–Suite d’Orchestre
Cecile Chaminade (1857–1944)
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Come see LaGuardias Concerto Concert for FREE or tune in to the live-stream on Wednesday, April 13 at 7pm! Livestream at https://www.laguardiahs.org/events
The program:
Overture to Colas Breugnon                      
Dmitri Kabalevsky (1904–1987) 

Violin Concerto No. 2 in g minor, Op. 63                            
Sergei Prokofiev (1891–1953) 
Mvt. 1: Allegro Moderato 

Carmen Fantasie                                                    
Franz Waxman (1906–1967) 

Scherzo from Symphony No. 2                            
Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873–1943) 

Callirhoe–Suite d’Orchestre                                                 
Cecile Chaminade (1857–1944)

Monday April 11th, 2022

See the artwork of Laura Diamant Siegelman (M&A '64) at the Plainview Old Bethpage Public Library (999 Old Country Road) through April 30, 2022. Her work includes many soft sculptures created over the years. artleagueli.org/laura-siegelman-exhibiting-at-the-plainview-old-bethpage-library-april-2022/ ... See MoreSee Less

See the artwork of Laura Diamant Siegelman (M&A 64) at the Plainview Old Bethpage Public Library (999 Old Country Road)  through April 30, 2022. Her work includes many soft sculptures created over the years. https://artleagueli.org/laura-siegelman-exhibiting-at-the-plainview-old-bethpage-library-april-2022/

Monday April 11th, 2022

Watch this incredible performance by Curtis Stewart (LaG '04 and former music teacher at LaGuardia) at the 2022 GRAMMY's Premiere Ceremony! Stevie Wonder's "Isn't She Lovely."
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Stellar!! 💥

Mr. Stewart is an extraordinary performer and teacher. He changed my LAG student’s life.

We are everywhere!! M&A 75!!! 🎻

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He was amazing!! I had no clue he was my fellow alum!!🤩

Curtis Stewart ❤️

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Friday April 8th, 2022

On April 25 Lorenn Peer Ben-Gur (LaG '98, vocal), a Holocaust scholar and educator, will be presenting a performance in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. She will be combining her expertise in Holocaust studies and her experience as a professional vocalist. This promises to be a thought-provoking and profoundly moving evening of storytelling and live music, where lesser known stories of the Holocaust will be beautifully woven together through song.
At Michiko Studios, 149 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor.
For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.committedtoremember.com/special-events
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On April 25 Lorenn Peer (LaG 98, vocal), a Holocaust scholar and educator, will be presenting a performance in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day. She will be combining her expertise in Holocaust studies and her experience as a professional vocalist. This promises to be a thought-provoking and profoundly moving evening of storytelling and live music, where lesser known stories of the Holocaust will be beautifully woven together through song.
At Michiko Studios, 149 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor. 
For more information and to purchase tickets, go to https://www.committedtoremember.com/special-events

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Thank you! Would love to see the alumni community and this special event.

Looks wonderful. Wish I could attend. Any chance it will be streamed at some point?

Friday April 8th, 2022

Check out this exhibit featuring the artwork of Karen Leo (LaG '89 and art teacher at Stuyvesant) at the Guttenberg Art Gallery (6903 Jackson Street, Guttenberg, NJ) through May 1, 2022.
guttenbergarts.squarespace.com/archive/2022/3/28/wunderkammer
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Check out this exhibit featuring the artwork of Karen Leo (LaG 89 and art teacher at Stuyvesant) at the Guttenberg Art Gallery (6903 Jackson Street, Guttenberg, NJ) through May 1, 2022. 
https://guttenbergarts.squarespace.com/archive/2022/3/28/wunderkammer

Friday April 8th, 2022

Word art at LaGuardia! Mr. Stehle, instructor. ... See MoreSee Less

Word art at LaGuardia! Mr. Stehle, instructor.

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Hey, I knew Mr. Stehle when he was an M&A student!

Friday April 8th, 2022

Enjoy first year LaG art student portraits. Ms Schwarz, instructor. ... See MoreSee Less

Enjoy first year LaG art student portraits. Ms Schwarz, instructor.

Friday April 8th, 2022

Thank you to legendary bassist Ron Carter who gave a jazz masterclass at LaGuardia yesterday! Ron Carter ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you to legendary bassist Ron Carter who gave a jazz masterclass at LaGuardia yesterday! @roncarterbassist

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Only at LaGuardia!!!!

Lucky students

Wow! A high school experience like no other...

Although I was an Art Major, I would have loved to be there for this!

Miles. the real ron 😂

As a PA64 bassist, I would have loved to have had this master class.

The pleasure was all mine, thank you for some truly great questions.

I would love to have been there...

Wow!! What an experience for these students - something to inspire them for a lifetime!

The first time dad got to go there without going to the Dean's office for me, 😆

Teach

That was something above a master class!!! Great for those kids!!!

A++

Bass man can

Valla profe

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😱👴🏿

Tremenda foto!

I was an Art teacher at LaGuardia High School back in the day and a student graduated 74

teachers are our tethers

Beyond cool for those students!

Great Music and beautiful Sounds

My bass teacher, 1976 to 1980…. Thank you, sir…

Great

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Friday April 8th, 2022

Happy #fiorellofriday! Enjoy this trumpet group! What a way to start your day! ... See MoreSee Less

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Oliver Turque

Thursday April 7th, 2022

Open Call for auditions, ages 15-30 - for dancers and musicians! Deadline April 17, 2022.
Jacolby Satterwhite: “Pastoral Present and Future”
Open Call for Young Dancers and Musicians in Major New Public Artwork
Jacolby Satterwhite is seeking 100 dancers and musicians, ages 15-30, who reflect the diverse, multicultural social fabric of the city, to volunteer as participants in the major new site-specific public artwork. Selected participants will be asked to perform individually in front of a green screen, which will later be digitally rendered in the final video. The final project will be a complex and richly layered animation and live-action video, presented on a 50-foot media wall in a very prominent public location in NYC.

Shooting dates are scheduled for April 21-24 in NYC. Participants will be asked to be on set for only up to 4 hours on 1 of those dates.
To Submit: www.damianbao.works/jsproject

www.miandn.com/artists/jacolby-satterwhite
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Open Call for auditions, ages 15-30 - for dancers and musicians! Deadline April 17, 2022. 
Jacolby Satterwhite: “Pastoral Present and Future”
Open Call for Young Dancers and Musicians in Major New Public Artwork
Jacolby Satterwhite is seeking 100 dancers and musicians, ages 15-30, who reflect the diverse, multicultural social fabric of the city, to volunteer as participants in the major new site-specific public artwork. Selected participants will be asked to perform individually in front of a green screen, which will later be digitally rendered in the final video. The final project will be a complex and richly layered animation and live-action video, presented on a 50-foot media wall in a very prominent public location in NYC.

Shooting dates are scheduled for April 21-24 in NYC. Participants will be asked to be on set for only up to 4 hours on 1 of those dates.
To Submit: https://www.damianbao.works/jsproject

https://www.miandn.com/artists/jacolby-satterwhite

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Leonora C. Dorr Gerspach-Siegel for Alara Siegel?

Tuesday April 5th, 2022

LaG art stroll! 2nd year art students - they made collages and then created a one hour painting of their collage. Ms Park, instructor.
Save the date for the upcoming senior art show openings 4/29 and 5/30!
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LaG art stroll! 2nd year art students - they made collages and then created a one hour painting of their collage. Ms Park, instructor. 
Save the date for the upcoming senior art show openings 4/29 and 5/30!

Tuesday April 5th, 2022

Some highlights from the LaG Black Student Union’s fashion show “A Wrinkle in Time” on 3/31. The show featured fashion trends from the 1920s to today and included great period music and history lessons about the evolution of Black fashion through the decades. ... See MoreSee Less

Some highlights from the LaG Black Student Union’s fashion show “A Wrinkle in Time” on 3/31. The show featured fashion trends from the 1920s to today and included great period music and history lessons about the evolution of Black fashion through the decades.

Monday April 4th, 2022

Congratulations to Bela Fleck (M&A '76) on winning a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album for "My Bluegrass Heart!"
(If you know of other alumni who won a 2022 Grammy please share in the comments!)
www.belafleck.com/
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Congratulations to Bela Fleck (M&A 76) on winning a Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album for My Bluegrass Heart! 
(If you know of other alumni who won a 2022 Grammy please share in the comments!)
https://www.belafleck.com/

Friday April 1st, 2022

In today's NY Times! Michael Leonhart Orchestra's (LaG '92) ‘Shut Him Down.' featuring Daniel Freedman (LaG '92), Elvis Costello, Joshua Redman and JSWISS, Danton Boller and more! Listen here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwXCZPN5sWM&t=8s

Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos.
www.nytimes.com/2022/04/01/arts/music/playlist-harry-styles-angel-olsen.html
"The Grammy-winning Michael Leonhart Orchestra converts itself into a crack studio band on “Shut Him Down,” the guest star-fueled opener to its newest album, playing a groove infused with the bubbling patter of Nigerian juju music. Elvis Costello takes center stage, rattling off a few shifty-eyed verses from the point of view of a man fighting a charge. Then the rapper JSWISS drops his own bars, toying with wordplay and internal rhyme, before the tenor saxophonist Joshua Redman carries things to a close. Always an effusive improviser, he threatens to blow the lid off this medium-boiling track, but ultimately plays along with the chill, jammy vibe"
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love it!!!

Incredible! Love it! Michael was always a prodigy, I remember sitting behind him in AP music history during our “drop the needle” tests and he got it right every single time! Bravo Michael.

Friday April 1st, 2022

LaGuardia Operetta Workshop 2022 presents "Pirates of Penzance!"Here is a trailer for the SULLIVAN cast that performs Saturday, April 2 at 7pm and Sunday, April 3 at 2pm! Livestream available Saturday night at: laguardiahs.org/events
See the full program here: drive.google.com/file/d/1cvl6dsFGh5JT8cZzB8NDR2IUdlGly5l5/view
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Good Afternoon! Fantastic performances! Bravo to all involved. Would like to know how we can receive a digital copy of April 2nd performance. Please let me know. Thank you!

Friday April 1st, 2022

LaGuardia Operetta Workshop 2022 presents "Pirates of Penzance" this weekend! Here is a trailer for the GILBERT cast that performs TONIGHT Friday at 7pm and Saturday at 2pm! Livestream available tonight at: laguardiahs.org/events
See the full program here: drive.google.com/file/d/1cvl6dsFGh5JT8cZzB8NDR2IUdlGly5l5/view
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Best wishes to all involved! Daniel Kravetz (M&A '69), President, Gilbert & Sullivan Society of New York

I wish there had been an operetta workshop when I was in M & A ('65)

That sounds incredible!!! Well done!

Just awesome! Mazel Tov to y’all! M&A 1967

Good Afternoon! The Pirates of Penzance performance last night (April 2) was amazing! So proud of all involved. Can you please inform us of how we can get a digital copy of last night's performance? Thanks

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Friday April 1st, 2022

Happy #fiorellofriday! This morning we were graced with the beautiful sounds of the Jazz Vocal Club, led by Kevin Blancq. “Cry Me a River.” ... See MoreSee Less

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Wow! I remember doing this back in 98, singing "Till There Was You," with a Jazz ensemble led by the one and only Bob Stewart!

Wednesday March 30th, 2022

You're invited! Film at Lincoln Center has graciously offered Alumni & Friends of LaGuardia 100 FREE tickets to the screening of "¡Viva Maestro!" on Monday, April 4 at 6:30pm at the Walter Reade Theater, 165 West 65th Street.
RSVP by April 1 at rsvp.theworldsbest.events/_r05vv?utm_source=wordfly
Once the 100 seats are claimed the link will become inactive.
"When conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s international tours are disrupted by deadly protests across his native Venezuela, one of the world’s finest and most beloved musicians faces a daunting set of challenges — to his commitment to the mentor who changed his life, to friends and musicians he’s led since his teens, and to his belief in art’s transformative capacity. ¡Viva Maestro!, the uplifting and timely new documentary from acclaimed director Ted Braun, follows Dudamel around the world as he responds to unexpected and imposing obstacles with stirring music-making that celebrates the power of art to renew and unite."
See the trailer here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZliZRg1V3dk
A Q&A with director Ted Braun, moderated by Director of Music at Americas Society, Sebastián Zubieta will take place immediately after the screening.
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