Nick Clark

Nick Clark of Brooklyn, NY, directed and edited the videos “Home” by faculty member Melissa Ferrick, and “Beggar by the Weekend” by Matt Nakoa ’06 from the album Light in the Dark

Lauren Passarelli

Professor Lauren Passarelli released the e-book Guitar Insights via She also released Honeywine, her first digital-only album.

Matt Glaser

Matt Glaser

Matt Glaser

American Roots Artistic Director Matt Glaser received the American String Teachers Association’s 2013 Artist Teacher Award. 

Roy Assaf

Roy Assaf of New York City recently toured Eastern Europe with singer Mavis Pool. Visit

Julius Williams


Professor Julius Williams won the Trilogy Opera Company’s George Walker Award. 

Ed Saindon

Professor Ed Saindon gave a masterclass at London’s Royal Academy of Music, which was hosted by Neil Percy, the academy’s head of percussion. 

Tom Stein

Professor Tom Stein writes for Turkey Tribune and Young Celebrity News. He was appointed to the 2013–2018 Fulbright Specialist Roster. 

Bruno Råberg

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 Johnson

Associate Professor Michael Johnson’s song “Shelter” was commissioned for the ECHO Habitat for Humanity Choir Festival in Colorado. He also released the single “Resolve.”

Amanda Monaco

Assistant Professor Amanda Monaco and the Queens Jazz OverGround presented a jazz festival in Queens, NY, with Berklee students and Monaco’s quartet Formula One.