As the alumni-oriented music magazine of Berklee College of Music, Berklee Today is dedicated to informing, enriching, and serving the extended Berklee community. By sharing information of benefit to alumni about college matters, music industry issues and events, alumni activities and accomplishments, and musical topics of interest, Berklee Today serves as both a valuable forum for our family throughout the world and an important source of commentary on contemporary music.

Berklee Today (ISSN 1052-3839) is published three times a year by the Berklee College of Music Office of Institutional Advancement. All contents © 2013 by Berklee College of Music. Send all address changes, press releases, letters to the editor, and advertising inquiries to:

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Managing Editor
Mark Small '73

Jason Camelio, Mitch Coodley, Ryan Fleming, Michael Gaskins, Peter Gordon, Courtney Hartmann, Mary Hurley, David Mash, Adam Renn Olenn, Dave Petrelli, Jim Ricciuti, Arielle Schwalm, Justine Taormino, Joe Zobkiw

Cover Photo
Histeria Producciones

Art Direction
Dave Miranda, Vision Design Group

Copy Editor
Lauren Horwitz

Editorial Board

Assistant Vice President for Public Information
Rob Hayes

Dean, Professional Writing Division
Kari Juusela '77

Dean, Professional Performance Division
Matt Marvuglio '74

Dean, Professional Education Division
Darla Hanley

Dean, Continuing Education Division
Debbie Cavalier '87

Office Of Institutional Advancement

Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Cynthia Albert Link

Chief Alumni Affairs Officer
Karen Bell '90

Assistant Director of the Berklee Fund
Ryan Fleming '03

Director of Campaign and Development Initiatives
Virginia Fordham '80

Director of Alumni Affairs
Michael Gaskins '93

Director of the Berklee Center in Los Angeles
Peter Gordon '78

Web Producer
Adam Renn Olenn

Assistant Director of the Berklee Fund
Dana Pellitteri

Director of the Berklee Fund
Jim Ricciuti

Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs
Arielle Schwalm '10

Alumni Regional Representative, Los Angeles
Justine Taormino '06

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Beverly Tryon '82

Senior Advancement Officer, Major Gifts and Special Initiatives
Mirek Vana '01