Anat Cohen

Woodwind player Anat Cohen of New York City was featured in a November broadcast of NPR’s Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz.

John Mistler

John Mistler of Santa Monica, CA, wrote and conducted the score for the film We the People, narrated by Morgan Freeman. It premiered at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., and will run in IMAX theaters nationally.

Ayala Asherov

Ayala Asherov of Charleston, SC, received an Indi Grant from the South Carolina Film Commission with which she will produce the animated short film Pencil Point.

Justo Morao

Justo Morao ’96

Justo Morao ’96

Justo Morao of Caracas, Venezuela, produced the album Latin American Classics for the Orquesta Sinfónica de Venezuela, which was nominated in the best instrumental album category at the 14th annual Latin Grammys.

Chris Kendziorski

Chris Kendziorski of Seattle, WA, and his duo Released from Quiet issued a self-titled album in July 2013. Visit

Jarrod Cagwin

Jarrod Cagwin of Hot Springs, AR, published the book Def Method for the riqq (a Middle-Eastern tambourine) in association with Eckermann Drums and the Türk Musikisi Devlet Konservatuarı school in Istanbul, Turkey.

Amy Beauchamp

Amy Beauchamp ’96 and José Cancela

Amy Beauchamp ’96 and José Cancela

Amy Beauchamp and José Cancela ’97 of Los Angeles, CA, have won four Emmy Awards for scoring sports documentaries for HBO and Live Star Entertainment. For more information, visit

Tom Griesgraber

Tom Griesgraber of Encitas, CA, released the concept album Unnamed Lands with guitarist Bert Lams. Griesgraber plays Chapman Stick, Stick-synth, and bass pedals on the album. Visit

"Metal" Mike Chlasciak

Guitarist “Metal” Mike Chlasciak of Wayne, NJ, released the DVD 20 Essential Metal Licks. He also concluded the Metalworker Guitar Clinic Tour presented by D’Addario Strings, Intellitouch tuners, and School of Rock. Visit

Sandrine Ligabue

Singer/songwriter Sandrine Ligabue (aka san.drine) of New York City released her EP Dust, which features three new songs, plus a remix of “Ramène-moi.” Visit