Faculty Notes

Associate Professor August Watters will play mandolin works at EuroFest in Bruchsal, Germany, next summer.

Professor Lauren Passarelli released two albums, Tender Ramble and Always & Forever, as well as the e-book Adorable Dachshunds: A Picture Book.

Associate Professor Ivan Sever completed a Pro Tools training course and is a certified Avid user .

Professor Wayne Ward accompanied the Massachusetts Central District All State Chorus at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA.

Professor Carolyn Wilkins released the book They Raised Me Up: A Black Single Mother and the Women Who Inspired Her.

In January, Ned Rosenblatt directed a concert by the Berklee Vocal Jazz Ensemble at the International Association for Jazz Education Conference in Dallas, TX.

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.

Vox One, featuring Jodi Jenkins-Ainsworth, Yumiko Matsuoka, Paul Stiller, Paul Pampinella, and Tom Baskett, sang “I Know What Love Is” on Don White’s forthcoming DVD.

Professor Joanne Brackeen played a duet with Ravi Coltrane at the Blue Note in New York City. In March she will play and record at New York’s Brookfield Place.

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