Faculty Notes

By 
Ryan Fleming


Associate Professor Craig Hlady is heard on the CD Ready, with the Brian Kelley Trio.

Guitar Professor Freddie Bryant released the CD Freddie Bryant + Kaleidoscope: Live Grooves . . . Epic Tales. He also received a Berklee recording grant for a new project. 

Assistant Professor of Composition Michael Weinstein played French horn with the Boston Pops last summer.

In January, faculty members Steven Kirby (guitar), Ed Lucie (bass), and Mike Connors (drums) toured California giving concerts and workshops.

Voice Professor Jan Shapiro released Piano Bar After Hours featuring Bob Winter, Tim Ray, Daniela Schächter, Russ Hoffman, and Joey Blake. 

Associate Professor Amy Merrill wrote the new musical Silver Spoon, which will be staged in June at Lost Nation Theater in Montpelier, VT. 

Professor Ken Zambello interviewed Pete Townshend on stage at the Berklee Performance Center about his autobiography Who I Am.

Associate Professor Jorrit Dijkstra started a record label called Driff Records. Visit www.driffrecords.com. 

Professor Giovanni Moltoni recorded the CD Tomorrow’s Past with the support of a Berklee faculty grant. His group includes Greg Hopkins, Fernando Huergo, and Bob Tamagni. 

Professor Neil Leonard composed “Du Long” (voice, saxophone, electronics) for the National Dance and Music Troupe of China, Beijing.