Wednesday, July 6, 2011
OUR FOUNDER IS HONORED
Robert A. Lague is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music with a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and a Master's degree in Applied Piano. He studied Choral Direction with Lorna Cooke DeVaron and piano with Alfred Lague, his father, and Howard Goding. Alfred, a former RIMEA President, and Bob gave many duo-piano concerts together.
Bob has taught in Massachusetts’ public schools for 40 years and retired as Program Supervisor of Fine Arts in the Stoneham Public Schools. He has directed more than 30 student plays and musicals and has written a book entitled "Musical Director Handbook for the Secondary Music Teacher," which was presented at the MMEA All-State Conference. His school choruses have performed at the MENC All-Eastern Conferences and MMEA All-State Conferences.
for 36 years and its organist for the past 21 years. He was also one of the founders of the NEA Fine Arts Caucus.
At the 1999 MMEA All-State Conference, Mr.Lague received the Lowell Mason Award for outstanding work in Music Education. He is the Past-Chairperson of the MMEA Northeastern District.