Faculty Notes

Professor Bill Scism was re-elected as business agent for American Federation of Musicians Local 300.

Assistant Professor Alonzo Harris produced, composed, and arranged material on K. Michelle’s debut album, Rebellious Soul, and is her tour’s musical director. He is also the musical director for Tiara Thomas.

Associate Professor Tomo Fujita released the book and CD set Basic Guitar Concepts and Techniques.

Assistant Professor Paul Pampinella and Five O’Clock Shadow released the EP Six, which features numerous Berklee alumni. Visit www.focs.com.

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.

Assistant Professor Peter Bell’s song “I’m Funky but I’m Clean” appears on Dan Lawson’s CD Soldiers of Fortune.

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

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.

Music Business/Management Chair Don Gorder spoke on WBUR’s On Point about music streaming services, and lectured at Inholland University (Netherlands) and at the Midatlantic Music Conference.

Bass Professor Bruce Gertz released the CDs Anybody Home? and Someday Soon, featuring a variety of Berklee faculty.