Faculty Notes

By
Ryan Fleming

Professor Kenwood Dennard cofounded the group Bush Rock with keyboardist Delmar Brown.

The student ensemble Vintage Vocals and Associate Professor David Thorne Scott performed the music of the Pied Pipers and the Modernaires at two swing dances with the Beantown Swing Orchestra.

Associate Professor Freddie Bryant received an honorary degree from Amherst College.

Assistant Chair of the Music Business/Management Department John Kellogg made a presentation at the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association Faculty Summit in New Orleans.

Pianist and Assistant Professor Vadim Neselovskyi released Music for September on Sunnyside Records.

Professor Neil Leonard was selected for the Fulbright Specialist Program roster. In June he gave a presention in the Cuban Pavilion of the Venice Biennale.

Professor Stephen Webber released his Stylus Symphony CD/DVD, featuring Berklee faculty, staff, and students. Visit www.stephenwebbermusic.com.

Marco Pignataro was featured on the Eddie Gomez Quintet’s Per Sempre, featuring two of Pignataro’s compositions. They performed dates in Italy and France. 

Mark Walker

Mark Walker

Professor Mark Walker toured with the group Oregon in March. They played two concerts with the HR Big Band of Frankfurt, Germany.

Associate Professor Jonathan Wheatley, will perform with jazz guitar greats Bucky Pizzarelli and Howard Alden at the Sahara Club & Restaurant in Methuen, MA, on August 20.