Katelyn Benton

Katelyn Benton of Los Angeles, CA, released her debut single “Fix,” which was cowritten by Megan Burtt, with an accompanying video from her upcoming debut album. Visit www.katelynbenton.com.

Yuko Yamamura

Yuko Yamamura '06

Yuko Yamamura '06

Yuko Yamamura of Woodside, NY, released her first jazz album, Dancing in the Dialog, and held a release party at New York’s Gershwin Hotel. She was a finalist in the Jazz category for the 2013 USA Songwriting Competition.

Aaron Saloman

Aaron Saloman of Montreal, Canada, produced Lukas Grant’s album Apartment 43, which can be streamed at lukasgrant.bandcamp.com. Saloman works in music licensing, placing tracks on shows including NCIS, Dance Moms, Auction Kings, NY Ink, and NCAA Basketball.

Giovanni Rotondo

Giovanni Rotondo of Naples, Italy, won an Award of Excellence at the Global Music Awards for his Symphony “Napoli.” Visit www.grotondo.com.

Ashley Rodriguez

American Idol season 9 finalist Ashley Rodriguez of North Hollywood, CA, recently embarked on her first international tour singing with John Legend.

Matt Harmon

Matt Harmon of Portland, OR, and his wife comprise the duo There Is No Mountain. They were selected to open the 2014 American Songbook series at New York’s Lincoln Center. In January they performed at the center’s new David Rubenstein Atrium. Visit www.thereisnomountain.com.

Gadi Sassoon

Gadi Sassoon of Milan, Italy, under the name Memory9, released the EP Red Falcon. The release was featured on the BBC and in Fact magazine. Sassoon runs his own label, Mnemonic Dojo, and a soundtrack and design studio.

Shantell Ogden

Shantell Ogden '05

Shantell Ogden '05

Shantell Ogden of Nashville, TN, had her Christmas song “Stealing Mistletoe Kisses” recorded by artist James Robert Webb. She also released the album Better at Goodbye and placed a song in the movie Storm Rider. Visit www.shantellogden.com.

Charlotte Moore

Charlotte Moore of San Rafael, CA, was promoted to a new position in bidding and scheduling at Skywalker Sound, a division of Lucasfilm. She has been at the company for five years.

Uri Gurvich

Uri Gurvich of New York City was featured in the September 2013 issue of Downbeat magazine regarding his album BabEl that featurers Leonardo Genovese ’04, Peter Slavov ’02, and Francisco Mela. He did a residency at the Stone in New York with Dave Douglas and Lionel Loueke ’00.