05 Jan ArtsConnection Selects 7 La! Students for Exhibition
ArtsConnection Selects 7 La! Students for Exhibition
Congratulations to the following LaGuardia students and their teachers for being selected by ArtsConnection for inclusion in the exhibition: Worlds Near and Far
Opening Reception is Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 5-6:30pm, Eton Park Capital, 399 Park Ave, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10022
Delia Cadman, Mr. Jung
Raphael Calungsod, Mr. McCarthy
Aileesh Ciedel B. Javier, Ms. Riley
Dahyeon Jegal, Ms. Dell
Frances Lach, Mr. Nachtmann
Michelle Li, Mr. Stehle
Mina Moore, Ms. Butterer
Gabrielle Robinson, Ms. Felber
Regina Yu, Mr. Stehle
Emily Zimmerman, Mr. Nachtmann
05 Dec La! Student Selected for the US Senate Youth Program
La! Student Selected for the US Senate Youth Program
Hannah Zimmerman was selected as a recipient of the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP.) Hannah will serve as one of two delegates for New York State at the 55th Annual United States Senate Youth Program, an education initiative of the Hearst Foundations for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.
Hannah Zimmerman was selected as a recipient of the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP.) She currently sits on the executive boards of the Young Democratic Socialists of America, Manhattan Young Democrats, New York Progressive Action Network and New York State Young Democrats, all while serving as a political consulting intern for Organizing 2.0 and co-chairing the New York State High School Democrats. Hannah is internationally published journalist, as well as has spoken on news channels both domestically and abroad. Hannah has founded and served as president of the national Bernie Sanders campaign endorsed organization “High Schoolers for Bernie” as well as directed high school outreach for the National Bernie Sanders campaign in the state of New York. In summer 2016, Hannah served as a member of the Democratic National Convention’s National Credentials Committee, making her the youngest member of the national delegation at sixteen years old.
Hannah will serve as one of two delegates for New York State at the 55th Annual United States Senate Youth Program, an education initiative of the Hearst Foundations for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service.
Alumni & Friends congratulates Hannah on this incredible accomplishment.
17 Oct Mildred Landecker Passes Away at 103
Mildred Landecker Passes Away at 103
Former M&A music teacher, Mildred Landecker, 103, passed quietly away in her home on October 8. There will be a Celebration of Life gathering from 2-4 pm on Saturday, Oct. 29 in her home at 3296C San Amadeo, Laguna Woods, CA.
Mildred Landecker, 1913-2016, was a musician, teacher, performer, wife, and mother. As a young girl she attended the Juilliard School of Music and then completed both her BS and MA degrees from New York University by the age of 19. For 35 years she was at the High School of Music & Art, where she served as a judge on the Admissions Board and taught conducting, music theory and harmony, voice, accompanying, orchestration, choral ensemble, music history, and piano, while concurrently giving private lessons in her studio at Carnegie Hall and writing 3 music textbooks.
After her first retirement and a move to California, for 30 years she taught courses in music appreciation, theory of music, and development of opera at Saddleback College, Emeritus Institute. She retired a second time in 2008 at the age of 95 but continued until recently to teach piano and voice privately in Laguna Woods. This 1995 photo commemorates Leisure World’s honoring her as Resident of the Month. Her educator husband of 48 years, Dr. Louis Landecker, died in 1985. She is survived by her son Dr. Peter Landecker, astrophysicist. Read more about Mildred Landecker.
31 May 2016 School Art League Award Recipients
2016 School Art League Award Recipients
A&F congratulates the School Art League Award Recipients:
Diana Branzan, winner of the 2016 School Art League/ Pratt Institute/ Marcia Friedmutter $10,000 scholarship – Teacher: Greg Nachtmann
Marquise Naipaul, winner of the Jane Chermayeff Design $1,000 Award – Teacher: Maggie Chang
Karen Au, winner of the Art Directors Club $1,000 Award – Teacher: April Lombardi…[read more]
31 May ArtsConnection Exhibitions in Midtown
ArtsConnection Exhibitions in Midtown
Congratulations to the LaGuardia art students whose works are on display in various financial firms in midtown Manhattan, through ArtsConnection. Students’ work is professionally framed and displayed for a year
12/2/15 To a Great Mind Nothing is Little II, Lioneye Captial
Evangelos Viglis…[read more]