Saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa, an 1992 Berklee alumnus, has frequently been listed in DownBeat's Critics Poll since 2003, and was named both No. 1 Rising Star Jazz Artist and No.1 Rising Star Alto Saxophonist in the 2010 poll. In 2011, he was voted the No. 1 Alto Saxophonist of the Year by the 59th Annual DownBeat Critics Poll. He will present a concert of his works with Berklee students.