Faculty Notes

Associate Professor Dave DiCenso toured 62 cities as the drummer for vocalist Josh Groban.

Professor Dennis Cecere played keyboards with the Platters in Thailand for three sold-out shows and on a television show.

Professor Danny Harrington was elected to the board of directors for the Newburyport Education Foundation.

Wendy Rolfe

Wendy Rolfe

Professor Wendy Rolfe released the CD Images of Eve, featuring Beth Denisch, and alumni Kazuyo Kuriya and I-Yun Chung. Visit www.wendyrolfe.com.

Victoria Large’s short story “Before the Earth Shook” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and was published in Carve Magazine.

A short story by Assistant Professor Mark Polanzak was runner-up for the Calvino Prize, judged by Tobias Wolff. Another of his stories appears in the Winter 2014 issue of The Southern Review.

Assistant Professor Beth Woodcome Platow won the 2013 Beyond Baroque Poetry Prize for her poem “My Own Tonnage,” which was published in Agni, Salamander, and Better magazines.

Emma Romeu published Renovation of the Moon, a Spanish-English book featuring 58 poems.

Associate Professor Michael Johnson’s op-ed titled “The Price of Music” was featured in the online version of the September 10, 2013, Boston Globe.

Film Scoring Chair George S. Clinton was named an ambassador to the Society of Composers & Lyricists.