Music Programs

Virtual Spring Benefit

Thank you for helping us raise over $50,000

On Tuesday, April 13th, we honored Erika S. Floreska (Bloomingdale School of Music Executive Director from 2014-2020) for her contributions to the Bloomingdale School of Music and celebrate the power of music and our talented & dedicated community!

Erika S. Floreska

Erika S. Floreska served as the Executive Director of Bloomingdale School of Music from 2014 to 2020. During her tenure at Bloomingdale, Erika expanded access to music education, increased resources, and initiated community partnerships through hyper-local engagement strategies. For 25 years Ms. Floreska has created access to arts through her roles as Executive Director at Tectonic Theater Project, and the Director of Education at Jazz at Lincoln Center. She has been guided by her dedication to diversity, inclusion, and equity, and enjoys leading workshops, speaking to students and mentoring others on careers in nonprofit management and arts administration. She continues to do this work in her current role as Director of Development at the Long Island Children’s Museum.

Performances by

Bloomingdale’s Broadway Ensemble
Bloomingdale’s Senior Flute Choir
Bloomingdale’s Van Lier and Arena/D’Eletto Fellows
Alyssa Fox (Frozen, Wicked)
Aisha Jackson (Frozen)
Chondra Profit-Ardrey (The Lion King)
Remarks By 
New York City Council Member Helen Rosenthal
New York Assembly Member Danny O’Donnell 
Raffle Includes
A video message from Tituss Burgess  (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt)

Enter our raffle for a Chance to Win!

Win a Stay in a 4 Star NYC Hotel

Win a pair of Apple AirPods Pro

Win a $200 DoorDash Gift Certificate

Win a $100 Gift Certificate to Bloomingdale

Make a donation of any amount for entry to the event

Thank you all of our sponsors for their generous support. 
Presenting Sponsors
Chair Sponsors
Presto Sponsors
business SPONSORS

Please contact John Gattis at or 201-503-5466 for more information.

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