Jon Damian

Professor Jon Damian presented concerts and workshops in Australia, including a show with his “Rubbertellie” guitar and live mural painting. 

Waves Plug-in Seminar

Dig deeper into some of the most popular processing tools Waves has to offer.  Starting with plug-ins included in the student bundle and then expanding into the larger bundles, Waves will highlight their industry standard audio tools in a variety of real-world applications.

Presented by Waves specialist Luke Smith

Ben Houge

Through a faculty grant, Assistant Professor Ben Houge and other Berklee faculty presented the third “food opera” at Bondir Restaurant in Cambridge, MA. Enrique Gonzalez Muller was the engineer. 

Ed Lucie

Associate Professor Ed Lucie released a CD featuring Steve Kirby. 

Julien Kasper

Professor Julien Kasper performed on Painting on Silence by Andrea Balestra ’07, with Scott Henderson, Steve Trovato, and Carl Verheyen.

Ayako Higuchi

Ayako Higuchi of Brooklyn, NY, works at Audiobrain, a sonic-branding firm in New York City, creating music for television commercials. She performed at the Montreal International Jazz Festival with Nobuki Takamen ’04. Her first album, Smooth, is available online.

Mike Ihde

Mike Ihde

Mike Ihde

Professor Mike Ihde studied Hawaiian style lap steel guitar in Oahu, HI, with Alan Akaka. 

Neil Leonard

Professors Neil Leonard and Joanne Brackeen were chosen by Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Red Hot organization to record with an all-star group in Havana, Cuba. 

Josh Giunta

Josh Giunta of Brooklyn, NY, released his first album as a producer and featured artist, Love Science Music. The album features 11 songs and 10 different vocalists in the r&b vein. Visit

Yumiko Matsuoka

Professor Yumiko Matsuoka published a book of a cappella arrangements titled The Water Is Wide