Ivonne Hernandez

Ivonne Hernandez of Brookline, MA, and her group the Fretless, won in the Instrumental Group of the Year and Ensemble of the Year categories at the Canadian Folk Music Awards. 

Alexandra Hampton

Alexandra Hampton (aka Aandra) of Farmingdale, NJ, has written cues for Bravo’s Real Housewives of New Jersey, ABC’s 20/20, and other shows. In 2012 she released the album Origin, and will release another this year. Visit www.aandra-music.com. 

Keiko Ueda

Keiko Ueda (aka Keiko Shiga) of Kumamoto, Japan, worked on music for the film Our Night Is Not Long. It was nominated at the Tokyo International Film Festival. Visit www.keikoshiga.com. 

Hiromi Suda

Hiromi Suda of Woodside, NY, released the album Sou. Visit www.hiromisuda.com. 

Enrique Lara

Enrique Lara of Los Angeles, CA, has played drums for American Idol’s Casey Abrams. He also works with his brother Miguel Lara ’07 and Wes Switzer ’07. Visit www.enriquexlara.com. 

Amy Heidemann

Singer Amy Heidemann of Burbank, CA, appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine’s online edition as the winner of its Women Who Rock contest. She and Nick Noonan form the duo Karmin. 

Christian Colabelli

Christian Colabelli of Tinton Falls, NJ, and his band Boy Meets Machine, were on WRAT radio, and their album War Horn was featured in Alternative Press, Absolute Punk, and Guitar World magazines. He also plays with Dark Empire and Johnny Drama. Visit www.boymeetsmachine.com. 

Motoki Tanaka

Motoki Tanaka of Brighton, MA, is the conductor and artistic director of the Boston String Players. In October, the group produced a multimedia event titled “From Bach to Bjork” at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston Visit www.bostonstringplayers.org. 

Myoung Nam

Myoung Nam of Kyonggido, South Korea, is finishing his Ph.D. program at Seoul National University. 

Eli Harrison

Eli Harrison of Novato, CA, released the album lovefreedommelody. Visit www.elimakesmusic.com.