Alumnotes

By 
Ryan Fleming


Julius Williams

Professor of Composition Julius P. Williams conducted the world premiere of Richard Thompson’s Mask in the Mirror with the Trilogy Opera Company. Williams is the resident conductor of the company. 

Jesse Williams

Berklee Five-Week Summer Performance Program faculty member Jesse Williams has been playing with Al Kooper and Jimmy Vivino. He also recorded an album with guitarist Bobby Keyes, featuring Professor of Percussion Bob Tamagni. 

Stephen Webber

MP&E Professor Stephen Webber produced a CD and DVD of his Stylus Symphony, a work for full orchestra and turntables. Videos for all four movements can be seen and heard at www.stylussymphony.net. Webber also worked on Born on the Fourth of July, an acoustic EP by singer/songwriter-guitarist Tubby Love ’11. 

BCSO Audition Announcement

The Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra is Berklee's premiere symphony, offering students, faculty, and guest artists the opportunity to come together and perform some of the most influential music ever written for orchestras.

Joe Walsh

Joe Walsh, the managing director of the American Roots Music Program, toured with the Gibson Brothers. The ensemble won in the Album of the Year category for Help My Brother and in the Vocal Group of the Year category from the International Bluegrass Music Association, and in the Song of the Year category from the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America. The group recently performed in Nashville and Europe and is working on a new album. 

Mark Simos

Assistant Professor of Songwriting Mark Simos was interviewed on New England Cable News in June regarding the social implications of song lyrics. 

Mitch Seidman

Professor of Ear Training Mitch Seidman recorded the album For One Who Waits, in the Berklee studios. 

Ed Saindon

Professor of Percussion Ed Saindon released the book Advanced Rhythms in Improvisation on Advance Music. In October he will give clinics at the Music Conservatory in Antwerp, Belgium.

Neil Olmstead, Scott Free

Professor of Piano Neil Olmstead and Professor of Jazz Composition Scott Free released the album Colaboraçáo. It was recorded at Berklee by Assistant Professor Ted Paduck with a faculty development grant.

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