David Thorne Scott

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.

Steve Wilkes

Aided by the Newbury Comics Faculty Fellowship, Professor Steve Wilkes documented the sounds of Cape Cod. He released Sound Signals, a two-CD set of field recordings and electronic remixes, plus Fordham Wilkes: Upstream, with vocalist Ginny Fordham. Visitwww.hearcapecod.org.

Libby Allison

Associate Professor Libby Allison won the Distinguished Service Award from the Massachusetts Music Educators Association’s annual conference. She will make a presentation at the fall National Association for Music Education conference.

Bruce Gertz

Professor Bruce Gertz released the new CD Open Mind on the Open Mind Jazz label. He also recently played at the Kennedy Center and recorded with the Matt Savage Trio.

Apostolos Paraskevas

Professor Apostolos Paraskevas was featured in England’s Classical Guitar magazine discussing his rehabilitation from focal dystonia. Visit www.apostolosparaskevas.com.

Peter Gardner

In May, Professor Peter Gardner trained faculty and students in intercultural communication at the University of Warsaw and University of Lodz in Poland.

Mike Block

Associate Professor Mike Block recorded with Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble for an upcoming album. He is also directing a variety of summer string camps, featuring numerous Berklee faculty members. Visit www.mikeblockstringcamp.com.

The Great Jazz Guitarists: The Ultimate Guide

Faculty members Sheryl BaileyGarrison FewellDave FiuczynskiMick GoodrickJane MillerBruce Saunders, and Mitch Seidman are included in Scott Yanow’s book The Great Jazz Guitarists: The Ultimate Guide.

Manuel Kaufmann

Assistant Professor Manuel Kaufmann had six compositions featured at the premiere of Federico Muchnik’s This Killing Business at the Boston International Film Festival.

Kudisan Kai

Associate Professor Kudisan Kai is touring with Chaka Khan. Kai was also on the “Black Women in Rock” panel at this year’s South by Southwest Music Festival.

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