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Originally delivered on 4/17/2023 8:20 pm

SUBJECT: Music Monday 4.17.23

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April 17, 2023
Message from the Reps

Welcome back Music Studio Families!

We hope you had a wonderful spring break with time for fun, relaxation and rejuvenation. It's hard to believe that we only have a little over two more months of school!

Hopefully you were able to join us right before the break for the return of the Spring Choral Concert. Featured, were our 10th, 11th and 12th grade curricular ensemble: Senior Chorus, Mixed Chorus, Cantare, and Treble Chorus. Ensembles performed a program of varied choral literature featuring folk songs, contemporary pieces, spirituals, and other choral works.

A huge THANK YOU goes out to all the volunteers who helped make the Spring Choral Concert a success!

It was a beautiful night of song at the historic Riverside Church! Below are a few highlights from the magical evening.

Click above photo to watch a snippet of Cantare and Senior Chorus rehearsal, conducted by Jana Ballard.

Jazz Orchestra Concert, April 18th
Blurb From Ben

Hello Music Studio Families,

I hope everyone had a wonderful spring break.

We are excited to be back and continue the spring performance season with the Jazz Orchestra Concert tomorrow night. 

Tickets can be purchased HERE.

As we create the calendar, we must balance the needs of the studios, and student academic needs and commitments.  The below provides all ensembles with an opportunity to demonstrate their learning through performance.  

Tickets can be purchased at


Please do not hesitate to contact me at if you have any questions or concerns.

Benjamin Schott

Assistant Principal - Music

Volunteers Needed


Hello, Music Families! 

Please log in to your Membership Tool Kit account or, if you don't have an account, you can create one. Then choose how you would like to help. 

Lend a helping hand and meet fellow Music Studio parents too!

Your help is always needed and much appreciated!

Don't Forget!

Upcoming Events:

April 18- Jazz Orchestra Concert, 6:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets HERE

April 19 - Vail Opera Camp Auditions at LaGuardia. Sign up to audition HERE

April 24- Music Studio General Meeting, 7:30 p.m. via Zoom 

April 25- Laguardia Wind Bands Concert: Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Symphony, 6:30 p.m. Purchase Tickets HERE

April 28 - Spring Musicale #1: Concert Orchestra, Treble Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, Mixed Chorus, 6 p.m.

Show Your Support
Now There's Even More Ways to Support the Music Studio!

Text LAGMUSIC to 44321 to receive a private link to donate via credit card or bank account.

Celebrate your student and support the LaGuardia High School Music Studio! 

Don't forget to share with your networks!

Music Studio Merchandise!!

The Music Studio has some NEW MERCHANDISE just in time for Spring!

Don't be shy; show off your school spirit in our latest merchandise!

Our online Music Studio Store is now openOrders will be available for pick-up on Fridays, from 3-4:30 pm, in the front lobby across from the security desk.

If you have questions or comments please email

Other Opportunities


Teen Summer Workshops

Welcome to Summer at Third Street!

We understand the importance of continuing your music and dance education year round, so we hope that you will register for individual lessons, or one of our exciting summer workshops:

Piano Ensemble Workshop

Chamber Music Workshop

Musical Theatre Workshop, Level II

Jazz Workshop

Instrument or Voice Lessons


From the Top is a non-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the stories, talents, and character of young classically-trained musicians ages 8-18. Students take part in their Fellowship, which includes recording for the NPR radio program and participating in online sessions with peers, exploring the power of community engagement, content creation, and career paths as musicians. 

If you would like to apply for this opportunity click HERE 

Application Deadline: June 15, 2023

FROM THE TOP Scholarship Opportunity

For any dedicated young musicians with financial need, in need of funds to support an instrument purchase, regular private lessons, or summer program tuition, students can apply for the Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award. From the Top’s need-based award of up to $10,000 given in conjunction with full participation in From the Top’s Learning and Media Lab Fellowship.

  • High School seniors graduating in 2024 must apply by November 15, 2023 in order to be considered for the award before graduation.


Application deadlines vary by program, so please check the website.

The NYU Steinhardt Music and Performing Arts Professions Summer Programs include the following options for students: Jazz Improv and Composers Workshop, Percussion, Strings, Brass Workshop, Woodwind Intensive, Piano Intensive, Vocal Performance Intensive, Screen Scoring Workshop, Songwriters Workshop, Musical Theatre Conducting Intensive, Music Technology Intensive, Music Business: What Makes a Star. Click the link above for more information.

Upcoming Events on the LaG School Calendar
Tuesday, April 18
6:30p Jazz Orchestra Night
Wednesday, April 19
11:15a Box Office Open
11:20a Senior Showcase
Thursday, April 20
9:00a Junior Scenes
Tuesday, April 25
12th Grade Special Activity
9th Grade Special Activity
6:00p SLT Mtg
6:30p Wind Bands Concert
Wednesday, April 26
11:15a Box Office Open
12:09p Senior Showcase
Thursday, April 27
2:30p School Spirit Shopping Day
Friday, April 28
7:45a Fiorello Friday
International Food Fair
COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution
1:00p Senior Artshow #4
Current Music Studio Board Members

General contact:

Instrumental Co-reps: Rebecca Sherman and Monique Johnson -

Vocal Co-reps: Marcee Smith and Christian O'Connor 

Corresponding Secretaries: Tauheedah Yasin and Danielle Soto

Recording Secretary: Catherine Bernstein and Laetitia Ducroux - Assistant 

Audit Manager: Barbette Leonard and Vanessa Enriquez - Audit Manager Assistant

Merchandise Director:  Marcee Smith and Diane Vasquez, Coordinator

Volunteer Coordinators - Sherry Stuart Berman and Sonya Houston

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