Faculty Notes

By 
Ryan Fleming


Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts Suzanne Cope is writing a book for Alta Mira Press on artisanal food. 

Associate Professor of Songwriting Mark Simos wrote the title cuts for Missy Werner’s Three Kinds of Lonesome and Ricky Skaggs’s Music to My Ears albums. 

Associate Professor of Percussion Jerry Leake released the CD Prominence featuring Associate Professor Randy Roos, Associate Professor Stan Strickland, and Associate Professor Paul Stiller.

Assistant Professor of Electronic Production and Design Steve MacLean and percussionist Chris Cutler released the album The Year of the Dragon

Sabato “Tino” D’Agostino won the Goldin Award for Excellence in Education. He also led the Arlington, MA, High School Honors Orchestra on a concert tour of Europe. 

Associate Professor John Stein released the album Bing Bang Boom!, featuring bassist John Lockwood. 

Guitar Professor Freddie Bryant released the CD Freddie Bryant + Kaleidoscope: Live Grooves . . . Epic Tales. He also received a Berklee recording grant for a new project. 

Assistant Professor of Composition Michael Weinstein played French horn with the Boston Pops last summer.

Associate Professor Craig Hlady is heard on the CD Ready, with the Brian Kelley Trio.

Voice Professor Jan Shapiro released Piano Bar After Hours featuring Bob Winter, Tim Ray, Daniela Schächter, Russ Hoffman, and Joey Blake.