In February The Simpsons aired its 500th episode, making it the third-longest-running scripted prime-time show in TV history— just behind Lassie and Gunsmoke. The show’s longtime composer, Alf Clausen ’66, has recorded more than 15,000 cues during the show’s 22-year run with one of the most elite studio orchestras in television.
Guitarist Daniel Miller of Kirkland, WA, teaches guitar, ukulele, violin, piano, percussion, voice, and a rock band ensemble at the Kirkland Children’s Music Studio. He is also an active performer. Visit www.danielmiller.org.
Wayne Sermon of American Fork, UT, is a member of the band Imagine Dragons that was recently signed to Interscope Records. Other band members include Daniel Platzman ’09 (drums) and Ben McKee ’09 (bass).
Songwriter, vocalist, and producer Priya Prins of Los Angeles, CA, has been working with rapper Tyga for three years, and worked on his album Careless World: Rise of the Last King. Visit www.priyaprins.com.
Marye Lobb of New York City released the album Not at War that was produced by Lobb and George Saenz. It features Lobb on vocals and guitar, Saenz on bass and accordion, and Marie Kim ’09 on cello. Visit www.maryelobb.com.
Saxophonist Diana Leverington of Stockholm, Sweden, performed at the Uppsala Konsert & Kongress hall in January weith the PomPeriPossa Band. The event was aired live on Swedish national television. Visit www.dianaleverington.com.