Faculty Notes

Peter Alhadeffand Luiz Buff ’12 coauthored an article for the Journal of the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators’ Association. Alhadeff also spoke at the Boston Bar Association in October.

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

Dean Darla Hanley presented “Jazz Standards of Love” and “Taking Care of Business” at LICEU Conservatory in Barcelona. She also authored articles for the 2014 Resource Handbook for Academic Deans.

Percussion Professor Kim Plainfield toured Europe, and performed with Franz Hackl and the Outreach Orchestra in Austria. He also gave clinics in Japan, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

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

Professor Victor Wallis wrote “Song and Vision in the U.S. Labor Movement” for Sounds of Resistance: The Role of Music in Multicultural Activism.

Music Education Chair Cecil Adderley had his piece “The Patriot” performed by the Highland Park High School band and the Berklee Wind Ensemble.

Melissa Howe

Melissa Howe

Chief of Staff Melissa Howe performed in the Boston Landmarks Orchestra’s summer season. The final concert honored the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, with narration by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.

Professor Kris Adams released the album Longing, featuring numerous Berklee faculty members.

Professor Barbara LaFitte was noted in mydesert.com for her English horn solo in Dvorak’s “Largo” from the New World Symphony, during the Boston Pops Orchestra’s Southwest tour.