Yuri Lysoivanov

Yuri Lysoivanov of Chicago, IL, was promoted to the position of associate chair of the Recording Arts Department at Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy in Chicago. Since 2009 he has been a faculty member at the academy.

VISITING ARTIST: Sumie Kaneko - Koto and Shamisen

Wednesday 6 November 2013 – 11am to noon
KOTO Demonstration-Performance
Berklee College of Music
7 Haviland St. - Room 203

Wednesday 13 November 2013 – 11am to noon
SHAMISEN Demonstration-Performance
Berklee College of Music
150 Mass. Ave. - William Davis Room

Jesse Frayne

Jesse Frayne of Staten Island, NY, is the music director and a production engineer at the Nyack Village Theatre in Nyack, NY, from which Rockland World Radio is broadcast. Programming includes local news, health, entertainment, and other topics. The theater features musical and dramatic performances. Visit www.rocklandworldradio.com

Claude Diallo

Claude Diallo of Long Island City, NY, and the Claude Diallo Situation, released their fifth CD, Motion in Progress, on the Unit Records label. It also features Massimo Buonanno ’10 and Laurent Salzard ’07. In May the group toured Switzerland and Asia. Visit www.claudediallo.com

Joey Chang

Joey Chang (a.k.a. CelloJoe) of Berkeley, CA, recently completed a three-month bicycle and music tour of Australia, appearing at music and sustainability festivals. He uses a pedal-powered sound system and has biked more than 10,000 miles. Visit www.cellojoe.com

Justin Kooy

Justin Kooy of Woodbridge, NJ, was promoted to the position of audio engineer at Sound Lounge in New York at its Hudson Street location. Visit www.soundlounge.com

Victor-Andrês Cruz

Victor-Andrês Cruz of East Boston, MA, is part of the jazz-fusion–world music band Unlimited Perception, along with other Berklee alumni. They released the album Awakening. Visit www.unlimitedperception.net

Rique Colón

Singer/songwriter Rique Colón of San Juan, PR, completed his fourth educational tour of Puerto Rico’s West Side, reaching about 1,500 students. Visit www.riquecolon.com

Roy Assaf

Roy Assaf of New York City and his trio performed at New York’s Blue Note jazz club. He recently recorded and/or performed with David Sanborn, Wayne Tucker, and the Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band, and was reviewed in JazzTimes. Visit www.royassaf.com

Michael Teoli

Composer Michael Teoli of Tarzana, CA, scored the feature films Criminal Behavior and Neshima. He also scored the play Absolutely Filthy, which the Sacred Fools Theater company premiered in Hollywood, CA. Visit www.michaelteoli.com.