Ben Marino

Ben Marino of Allendale, NJ, played drums for Green Day’s American Idiot: The Broadway Musical. Visit benmarinomusic.com

Young-Ae Jung

Young-Ae Jung of Anseong, South Korea, teaches at Gimcheon University and Daegu Arts University. Visit young-aejung.com

Vicente Ortiz Gimeno

Vicente Ortiz Gimeno of Los Angeles, CA, released an album Music for Wind Ensemble (Live), featuring six original prize-winning works for symphonic band. The album is available through iTunes and can be heard on Spotify.

Troy Cartwright Dixon

Troy Cartwright Dixon (aka Troy Cartwright) of Dallas, TX, is the recipient of the 2014 Rising Star Texas Music Award and plans to release an album in January 2015. Visit troycartwright.com

Junichi Arima

Bassist Junichi Arima of Hazu-gun, Japan, released an EP online. Visit junichiarima.com

Shea Rose

Shea Rose of Boston, MA, was named for the second time as Artist of the Year at the Boston Music Awards. Visit shearose.com.  

Sharon Raizer

Sharon Raizer of Brooklyn, NY, plays drums for the band Darling Din, who released a five-song EP featuring the single “Killing to Be Bright.” Visit darlingdin.com

Yoo Sun Nam

Saxophonist Yoo Sun Nam of New York City released her album Light of the City, featuring Kyumin Shim ’12 and Chris Cheek ’91 in September. 

Grace Kelly

Saxophonist Grace Kelly of Santa Monica, CA, released the Kickstarter-funded EP Working for the Dreamers. Visit gracekellymusic.com

Joelle James

Joelle James of Murrieta, CA, co-wrote the song “All The Way Home” that was included on Tamar Braxton’s Grammy-nominated album Love & War. She is signed to Interscope Records and released the single “Sweet Lemonade.”

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