Darrell Katz

Professor Darrell Katz and the Jazz Composers Alliance Orchestra released the CD Stories with David Harris, Bob Pilkington, Rebecca Shrimpton, and Norman Zocher. 

Wendy Rolfe

Professor Wendy Rolfe performed with the Mercury Orchestra in Houston, TX; at the International Flute Festival in Quito, Ecuador; the Buzzards Bay Musicfest; the National Flute Convention in New Orleans, LA; and with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.

Nikki Glaspie

Drummer Nikki Glaspie of Scotch Plains, NJ, has toured with Beyoncé and Ivan Neville. She recently released the EP Basic Minimum Skills Test with her group the Nth Power. Glaspie presented the Gratitude Harvest Festival in Dartmouth, MA, in September.

Vadim Neselovskyi

Assistant Professor Vadim Neselovskyi wrote music for the film The Never Bell, and released the CD Music for September.

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 Amazon.com. 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 www.royassaf.com

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.