Our instructors have been nominated for the Branford Education Hall of Fame and are featured in Who`s Who in American Education.
Richard Milgram, Director, strikes the right chord everyday. He served on the Performance Faculty of the University of Michigan and is a signatory for Boston University Alumni Association. Mr.Milgram is a state-certified music educator whose career includes founding and directing Shoreline School of Art & Music Inc 1978-present, teaching music for the Guilford Public Schools, the Greater Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the University of Michigan. Supervisor of Student Teachers for two universities. Music reviewer for a national journal.
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 on a music scholarship. Rehearsals at New England Conservatory of Music. His teachers included members of the Boston Pops, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and NBC/CBS Hollywood orchestras. In 1978, he co-founded Shoreline School of Art & Music Inc with his spouse, Judith L. Milgram, Director of Art, where together 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’
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Whos Who in American Education. Mr. and Mrs. Milgram were nominated for Branford`s Education Hall of Fame.
PERFORMING EXPERIENCE: Richard Milgram became a professional musician at age sixteen. He performed professionally at the highest levels 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. https://www.branford education hall of fame.com/richardandjudithmilgram
For many years, Judith Milgram, Director of Art, was employed in Boston as an instructor at The Art Institute of Boston-Lesley University and 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 Milgram co-founded Shoreline School of Art & Music Inc where she developed and instructs certificate and diploma programs approved by both the Connecticut Commissioner of Education-Hartford and the Connecticut Commissioner of Higher Education-Hartford.
She is a true professional with paintings in many private collections and the Berkshire Museum. As additional evidence of the quality instruction her students receive, Mrs. Milgram is featured in Who`s Who Among American Women, Who`s Who in the East, Who`s Who in America and she was nominated for the Branford Education Hall of Fame.
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.
EXPERIENCE: Mrs. Milgram has exhibited her work and demonstrated drawing and painting techniques for television, the Guilford Fair, art associations, and judged art competitions in Branford, Guilford, and Madison.
The wealth of experience we share with our students cannot be matched by less dedicated instructors. Shoreline School of Art & Music students have been accepted at Yale, University of Connecticut, Rhode Island School of Design, Paier College of Art, Berklee College of Music, Northeastern University, Hartt School of Music, University of Southern Maine.