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Felicity Ann Dell'Aquila-Geyra Edit Profile

educator , performing arts consultant

Felicity Ann Dell'Aquila-Geyra was American educator, performing arts consultant. Certified K-12 English and French teacher, New York. Recipient achievement award American Heart Association, Westchester County, New York, 1994. Consultant New Rochelle (New York ) Council on Arts, 1989-1996; board directors Rye Arts Center, 1988-1989. Member Alumni Association Manhattan School Music (president 1986-1989).

Background

Dell'Aquila-Geyra, Felicity Ann was born on May 17, 1930 in New Haven. Daughter of Dominic John and Mary Veronica (Santonocito) Dell-Aquila.

Education

Student, Manhattan School Music, New York City, 1949-1951, 56-58;Bachelor, New York University, 1956;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1961.

Career

Assistant to dean, Manhattan School Music, 1956-1960;dean Sexton Academy,, Manhattan School Music, 1985-1988;teacher junior high school, New York City Public Schools, 1961-1962;teacher, Pelham (New York) H.S., 1962-1964;teacher, Rye (New York) City Schools, 1964-1967;teacher English and French,, Rye H.S., 1967-1984;adjunct Professor of English,, Pace U., White Plains, New York, 1986-1989;now performing arts consultant, Rye Arts Ctr,, since 1989. Consultant on aesthetic education State University of New York, Purchase, 1978-1988. Host Collage: Conversations ib the Arts, cable television, Rye, 1994-1996.

Achievements

  • Certified K-12 English and French teacher, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on art and travel to various publications and newspapers.

Membership

Consultant New Rochelle (New York ) Council on Arts, 1989-1996. Board directors Rye Arts Center, 1988-1989. Member Alumni Association Manhattan School Music (president 1986-1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: pianist, concerts, drama, traveling.

Connections

Married Zvi Geyra, January 1, 1952 (divorced June 1954). 1 child, Don Alfred.

father:
Dominic John Dell-Aquila

mother:
Mary Veronica (Santonocito) Dell-Aquila

spouse:
Zvi Geyra

child:
Don Alfred Dell'Aquila-Geyra