The Berklee World Strings performed Professor Bruno Råberg’s “Triloka” under Mimi Rabson’s direction. Råberg also toured Finland with Jussi Reijonen as well as several alumni. He also played in Sapporo, Japan, with Tiger Okoshi, David Gilmore, and Mark Walker.
Michael Teoli of Tarzana, CA, released Absolutely Filthy Trax, featuring music from Brendan Hunt’s original play of the same name. It features Ben Levin ’11, Alistair Cooper ’04, and Tim Butterworth ’05. He also completed the music for Exorcistic: The Rock Musical Parody. Visit www.michaelteoli.com.
Ensemble Professor John Pierce’s quintet with Brad Hatfield, Gaye Tolan Hatfield, Stan Strickland, and Bob Tamagni performed in Virgin Gorda at Jazz on the Hill. He also played on the CD Eula! with Eula Lawrence, Jon Hazilla, and Tim Ray.
Edward Shearer of Brighton and Hove, England, made his debut as the producer, arranger, and mix engineer for Mvula Mandondo’s Ambush. He played a variety of instruments on the album. Visit www.mvulamandondo.com.