Professional Faculty

 

Music Director Richard Milgram is a state-certified instructor whose career includes teaching for the Guilford Public Schools, the Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, the University  of Michigan and for a number of other universities.

In 1978, he co-founded Shoreline School of Art & Music Inc with his spouse, Judith L. Milgram, Director of Art, where they guided the development of curricula enabling the school to become a diploma and certificate granting institution approved by both the Connecticut Commissioner of Education and the Connecticut Commissioner of Higher Education. 

He is featured in Who`s Who in the World and Who`s Who in American Education.  Mr. and Mrs. Milgram were nominated for Branford`s Education Hall of Fame.

EDUCATION: Mr. Milgram earned the Master of Music degree from prestigious Boston University and the Bachelor of Music degree from world-famous Berklee College of Music. Also, he studied at Boston Conservatory of Music and East Carolina University (music scholarship). Rehearsals at New England Conservatory of Music. His teachers included members of the Boston Pops, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and NBC/CBS New York-Hollywood orchestras. 

PERFORMING EXPERIENCE: Richard Milgram became a professional musician at age sixteen. He performed professionally in New York City-Carnegie Hall, New Haven, Hartford, Boston, North Carolina; with great entertainers Ed Sullivan, Jerry Vale, Bobby Vinton, Ginger Rogers, Phyllis Diller, Peaches & Herb, Damita Jo, Skitch Henderson, Joan Kennedy, comic-actors from the Dick Van Dyke TV show; on NBC Radio and Boston TV; with his own Rich Milgram Orchestra which include musicians from the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Buddy Rich Band, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, and Hartford Symphony Orchestra, directed by Barbra Streisand`s Broadway conductor.

[Judith Milgram]For many years,  Mrs. Milgram was employed in Boston as an artist and  illustrator for a major advertising agency. Her designs have been featured in newspapers from Maine to Miami. She also has experience as a fashion illustrator,  an advertising manager for a nationally known department store chain, and as a graphic designer.

Judith L. Milgram is a true professional with paintings in many private collections and, as evidence of the quality instruction her students receive, she is featured in Who`s Who Among American Women, Who`s Who in the East, and Who`s Who in America.

EDUCATION: Judith Milgram became a professional artist at the age of seventeen. She is a graduate of and former instructor  at The Art Institute of Boston-Lesley University.  Nominated for Branford`s Education Hall of Fame.

EXPERIENCE: Judith Milgram founded Shoreline School of Art & Music Inc where she developed certificate and diploma programs approved by the Connecticut Commissioner of Education-Hartford and the Connecticut Commissioner of Higher Education-Hartford. 

Mrs. Milgram has been invited to exhibit her work, to demonstrate drawing and painting techniques for television and art associations, and to judge art competitions in Branford, Guilford, and Madison.