Faculty Notes

By 
Ryan Fleming


Associate Professor of Woodwinds Fred Lipsius penned the book Two-Five Jazz Lines. Visit www.fredlipsius.com. 

Associate Professor Andrea “Ani” Johnson wrote an article for the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association Journal and presented a lecture at the January MIDEM conference in Cannes, France.

The Berklee Jazz/World String Orchestra premiered East River Mountain Suite by Bruce Thomas.

Professor of Percussion Mark Walker toured Europe with the group Oregon and appears on the group’s CD Family Tree

Professor of Piano Marc Rossi released two new CDs, Mantra Revealed on Innova Recordings, and Resonance on Sony Music. 

Chair of the Music Business/Management Department Don Gorder gave presentations in Barcelona, Spain, and Athens, Greece; and one in Paso Robles, CA, with Drew Chandler ’11.

Artistic Director of the American Roots Music Program Matt Glaser received the Artist Teacher Award from the American String Teachers Association. 

Professor Sheldon Mirowitz worked on the score to the film First Comes Love, and scored the Museum of Science, Boston film Moons.

Brad Hatfield’s arrangement of Led Zeppelin’s “Kashmir” and Aerosmith’s “Dream On” (orchestrated by Professor Bill Elliott) was performed by Keith Lockhart, the Boston Pops, and the Boston University Symphonic Chorus.

Assistant Professor Pratt Bennet has launched Leaps & Bounds, a series of interviews with experts in education-related fields. Visit www.cuttingedgeteaching.com.