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 are copyrighted by Berklee College of Music. Send all address changes, press releases, letters to the editor, and advertising inquiries to:

Berklee Today
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Alumni are invited to send in details of activities suitable for feature coverage. Unsolicited submissions are accepted.

Managing Editor
Mark Small '73

Oscar Acevedo, Vanessa Bouvry, Elizabeth Fasana, Virginia Fordham, Peter Gordon, Stefanie Henning, Mike Keefe-Feldman, Joe Mulholland, Wayne Pearcy, Patricia Peknik, David Petrelli, Justine Taormino, Beverly Tryon, Mirek Vana, Maxwell Wright

Cover Photo
Joey Cobbs

Art Direction
Dave Miranda

Copy Editor
Lauren Horwitz

Editorial Board

Director, Special Projects, Berklee Presents
Rob Hayes

Dean, Professional Writing and Music Technology Division
Kari Juusela '77

Dean, Professional Performance Division
Matt Marvuglio '74

Dean, Professional Education Division
Darla Hanley

Vice President for Online Learning and Continuing Education
Debbie Cavalier '87

Office Of Institutional Advancement
Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Cindy Albert Link

Chief Alumni Affairs Officer
Karen Bell '90

Assistant Director, Alumni Affairs
Vanessa Bouvry

Assistant Director, Berklee Fund
Marissa Finer 

Senior Director, Major Gifts and Campaign Planning
Virginia Fordham '80

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

Senior Director, Institutional Advancement
Michael Magee 

Web Content Producer
Curtis Killian 

Director, Alumni Affairs
Fritz Kuhnlenz 

Director of the Berklee Fund
Jim Ricciuti

Associate Director of Alumni Affairs in Los Angeles
Justine Taormino '06

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Beverly Tryon '82

Global Development Officer
Mirek Vana '01

Advancement Officer
Davis Wimberly '05