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 www.lovesciencemusic.com.

Yumiko Matsuoka

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

Melissa Ferrick

Assistant Professor Melissa Ferrick released the album The Truth Is with Darcel Wilson and Paula Cole. 

Bruno Tessele

Drummer Bruno Tessele of Rio Grando Do Sul, Brazil, performed on the albums Tribo by João Taubkin and Na Hora by Michel Leme.

Apostolos Paraskevas

Professor Apostolos Paraskevas released the albums Tragedies, The Ritual, and Songs, Elegies and Dances