Phillip-Michael Scales

Phillip-Michael Scales (aka Briar Rabbit) of West Bloomfield, MI, completed the album From Your Bones for a January 2014 release. Visit

Melissa Aldana

Melissa Aldana won the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition in September. Godwin Louis ’08 and Dean Tsur ’12 were among the 13 semifinalists.

Andrew Simon McAllister

Andrew Simon McAllister of Belfast, Ireland, scored the BBC historical drama 37 Days starring Ian McDiarmid and Geraldine James. He also wrote music for 13 Coins by Simon Bisley, which premiered at San Diego Comic-Con.

John Wylie

John Wylie of Redondo Beach, CA, wrote music for Six Little McGhees for the Oprah Winfrey Network. He also wrote the theme and all music for season two of The Super. Wylie works at Bally Technologies in Las Vegas, NV, composing music and sound design for electronic gaming machines.

Lisa Testa

Lisa Testa of Warwick, NY, was named the director of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, where she has worked since 2007.

Jamie Lynn Fletcher

Jamie Lynn Fletcher of Greenleaf, WI, is touring Wisconsin in support of her new album Jamie

Lian Amber

Lian Amber of Austin, TX, was named the chairwoman of the board of the nonprofit Anthropos Arts, where she heads the vocal instruction program. She was also appointed as the CEO of loudspeaker manufacturer BASSMAXX. 

Juan Felipe and Santiago Uribe

Brothers Juan Felipe Uribe and Santiago Uribe ’10 of Bogatá, Colombia, own Audiobit Studios, specializing in electronic music production. They are also cofounders of the electronic band Purple Zippers. Visit

Vessela Stoyanova

Assistant Professor Vessela Stoyanova and her band Bury Me Standing released their debut album.

Hey Rim Jeon

Assistant Professor Hey Rim Jeon is a member of the board of the Korean Cultural Society of Boston.