Film Screening: "Waking Sleeping Beauty" with Director Don Hahn

By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old-timers not yet ready to relinquish control. These conditions produced a series of box-office flops and pessimistic forecasts: maybe the best days of animation were over, and maybe the public didn't care.

New Directory to Launch Next Week

The new directory will launch on next week. Featuring an improved look, links to department pages, and a variety of search options, the directory will help you find staff and faculty across the college.

Stay tuned for more information next week.

Gerard "Jerry" Kozic

Gerard "Jerry" Kozic '80 died tragically on August 5 during a shooting at the Ross Township Municipal Building in Saylorsburg, PA. He was 53. His wife, Linda, was critically injured. In addition to Berklee, Kozic attended Juilliard and New England Conservatory. He worked with Ray Charles, the Four Tops, the Monkees, and the Harlem Opera Society, and performed at the White House. In addition to his widow, Kozic is survived by a sister and numerous other relatives. Donations for Linda Kozic's medical expenses can be made at

Warren George King

Warren George King '59 died on July 17. He was 87. King entered the U.S. Navy at age 17 and served in World War II on an aircraft carrier. He was a saxophonist and composer and played with several big bands in Massachusetts and Florida. King is survived by his wife, Gladys, three daugters and a son, and numerous grandchildren. 

Henry J. Guertin

Henry J. Guertin '60 passed away on May 7. He was 79. Guertin was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and worked for the Hammond Plastics Company and Data General Corporation. He is survived by his wife, Alice; son Brian; and two grandchildren. 

Marie Louise Diamond

Marie Louise Diamond, a former Berklee adjunct professor, died on July 5. She was 86. A 1948 Wellesley College graduate, Diamond taught art history at Berklee and lectured at museums including the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the DeCordova and others. She is survived by her children; Susan, Elizabeth, Bill, and John. 

Michael Dreary

Michael Dreary '71 died on August 20. He was 64. As a musician, Dreary played with a variety of bands on the North Shore of Massachusetts. He was a retired firefighter for Saugus, MA, where he served for more than 20 years, and a founding member of the Saugus Italian American Club. He is survived by three sisters. 

December Student Flu Vaccine Clinic: Friday, December 6, 9:00 am-11:00 am

For students: Get a flu shot on Friday, December 6, 9:00am-11:00am

There will be a flu vaccine clinic on Friday, December 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Mass General Hospital's Back Bay location, at 388 Commonwealth Avenue. Your Berklee Student Insurance covers the cost. Most insurances also cover vaccines. No Reservations Needed.

The Healthy Hand (Fingers, Wrists, & Elbows too!) Monday, November 25, 1:00-4:00pm, David Friend Recital Hall

Performance Wellness Institute


The Healthy Hand (Fingers, Wrists, & Elbows too!)

Monday, November 25, 1:00-4:00pm, David Friend Recital Hall



1:00-2:00pm – The Healthy Hand with Dr. Martin Dolan