J3106

Honoring Karen Robinson upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of an excellence in music education award by the Buffalo P...

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J3106


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Karen Robinson upon the occasion of her
designation as recipient of an excellence in music education award by
the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve the
best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration and
cannot be sufficiently extolled; and
WHEREAS, It is the practice of this Legislative Body to take note of
and publicly acknowledge individuals of remarkable integrity and charac-
ter whose endeavors have enhanced the quality of education in this great
State and whose professional lives, personal endeavors and community
service are an example and inspiration to their colleagues, friends, and
family; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Karen Robinson upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of an
excellence in music education award by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orches-
tra, this auspicious occasion was held at the Orchestra's annual Cele-
bration of Music Education Ceremony on Saturday, April 20, 2013; and
WHEREAS, A resident of Cheektowaga, New York, Karen Robinson has been
a distinguished music educator for 33 years; and
WHEREAS, For the past 25 years, Karen Robinson has taught music at
Union Elementary School in Cheektowaga, New York; she also teaches chil-
dren's music classes with the Buffalo Suzuki Strings program; and
WHEREAS, Karen Robinson's love of music began as a child; her family
was actively involved in the church choir; she took piano, violin, organ
and singing lessons; and
WHEREAS, While a student at Westminster Choir College in Princeton,
New Jersey, Karen Robinson performed with the symphonic choir at Carne-
gie Hall and worked with Aaron Copland; and
WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her educational and community
service, a period of constructive involvement, Karen Robinson has stood
constant in dignity, good grace and humor, and has earned the respect
and admiration of her colleagues, friends and family; and
WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when individ-
uals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our atten-
tion, they should be recognized by all the citizens of this great Empire
State; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Karen Robinson upon the occasion of her designation as recipient
of an excellence in music education award by the Buffalo Philharmonic
Orchestra; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Karen Robinson.

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  • 28 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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