Karin Ryan '03

By
Mark Small

Karin Ryan '03 is incorporating music with human rights work at the Carter Center.

Alum Notes

By
Ryan Fleming

1966

Joe DeRose of Lahaina, HI, retired after a distinguished career as a music educator and performer in New England. At the age of 75, he has opened a private music teaching studio in Hawaii.

1968

Following a career as a musician and bandleader in the greater New York area, Larry Ripley of Morris Plains, NJ, is semi-retired. He now focuses on his 20-plus-member, multi-generational family band.

Expert Testimony: Given by jazz vocalist Tierney Sutton '87 to Mark Small

By
Mark Small

Of the many great jazz vocalists, Tierney Sutton is notable for her individual perspective on music from the Great American Songbook. She’s recorded nine albums with the Tierney Sutton Band that have received five Grammy nominations.

The Woodshed: Forrest Gump Turns 20

By
Mark Small

July 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the blockbuster movie Forrest Gump. The film swept the nation and the Academy Awards, winning six Oscars, including one for best picture.

Celebrating Berklee's Faculty Pioneers

The men and women who laid Berklee's educational foundation

Sean Skeete

By
Adam Renn Olenn

Drummer and Ensemble Department assistant chair guides students to inner expression.

Faculty Notes

By
Ryan Fleming

Accomplishments, news, and recordings by Berklee faculty

And So We Grow

Six new partner institutions join the Berklee International Network of schools.

Melissa Howe Named Chief of Staff

The former String department chair is now serving as right-hand-woman to President Brown.

Bringing Color to a Black-and-White Classic

It’s rare to find a youthful crowd in a line that snakes around the corner waiting to see a movie released 90 years ago. But that was the case for the sold-out screening of Harold Lloyd’s classic 1923 comedy Safety Last! with a new score provided by the Berklee Silent Film Orchestra (BSFO).

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