Briana Cash

Singer/songwriter Briana Cash of Amesbury, MA, penned the song "Take a Walk with Me" featured in the 2009-2010 Susan G. Komen National Campaign for a breast cancer cure. Visit www.brianacash.com.

 

Ryan Alfred

Producer and engineer Ryan Alfred of Tuscon, AZ, produced the EP Bridge Fresh for Brooklyn supergroup the Prigs featuringPatrick McFerrin Price '03, Tom Roslak '06, Jamie Bishop'04, Adam Platt '03, Yuval Semo '05, and William Flynn '04. The disc was mixed and tracked by Matt Carter '03, assisted byNathan Rosborough '06, and mastered by Oscar Zambrano'03 at Excello Recording in Brooklyn.

Omar Vivoni

Engineer Omar Vivoni of San Juan, Puerto Rico, won a Latin Grammy in the Record of the Year category for his work on No Hay Nadie Como Tú by the duo Calle 13. He was also nominated in the Best Urban Album category.

Christopher Nicholas

Christopher Nicholas of Berkeley, CA, is the director of fundraising for Ensemble Mik Nawooj and the Push Dance Company's production of the hip-hop/classical hybrid dance opera Great Integration created by composer JooWan Kim '02 and director Mik Nawooj. Visitwww.myspace.com/ensemblemiknawooj.

 

Michelle Lewis

Singer/songwriter Michelle Lewis of Boston, MA, released her new EP Broken, which features three songs engineered by Karyadi Sutedja '97. The disc also features a music video for the track "Breakfast at Tiffany's." Visit www.myspace.com/michellelewis.

Werner Tian Fischer

Guitarist Werner Tian Fischer of Lucerne, Switzerland, released All Standard Guitars, a guitar-duo project with guitarist Michael Giger. He also released a live recording of the Sam Truempy Memorial Jazz Coalition, featuring Jürg Wickihalder '95, Fredi Meli '95, and Werner Fischer '03. Visit www.elchi.ch.

 

Derek Deyon

Derek Deyon of Houston, TX, is in his third year at Thurgood Marshall School of Law and won first place in the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association legal writing competition.

 

Mauricio Zottarelli

Drummer Mauricio Zottarelli of Astoria, NY, released his debut CD, 7 Lives, with special guests, bassist Itaiguara Brandão, guitarist Gustavo Assis-Brasil, saxophonist Rodrigo Ursaia, bassist Esperanza Spalding '05, and Brazilian pianists Dom Salvador and Cidinho Teixeira. He has also toured with Hiromi Uehara '03 and her group Sonicboom. Visit www.mzdrums.com.

 

Claude Kelly

Songwriter Claude Kelly of New York City penned "Party in the U.S.A." by Miley Cyrus. He has also penned Kelly Clarkson's number-one single "My Life Would Suck without You" and Britney Spears's hit single "Circus."

Candace Harrison

Vocalist Candace Harrison of New York City has sung on jingles for Geico, Riverwind Casino, Dulcolax, and Fordham University. Visit www.candaceharrison.com.

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