2019 Speakers

Career Jam features a full lineup of influential industry experts. Explore the panelists, speakers, and mentors who have been booked so far, and check back as more are added leading up to the event.

Keynote Speaker:

Sylvia Rhone

President, Epic Records

Sylvia Rhone

“Godmother of the music industry” Sylvia Rhone has launched the careers of and worked with dozens of genre-spanning, world-renowned artists throughout her career. From her work with MC Lyte, En Vogue, and Brandy to Missy Elliott, Das EFX, Dream Theater, Tracy Chapman, Metallica, Jason Mraz, and many, many more, Rhone’s impact on the music industry has been wide-reaching and profound.


Featured Speakers:

Gregg Nadel

Co-President, Elektra Music Group

Greg NadelGregg Nadel was named co-president of Elektra Music Group on June 18, 2018. Elektra Music Group is a standalone, fully staffed label group that includes Elektra Records, Fueled by Ramen (FBR), Roadrunner, Low Country Sound, and Black Cement Records.

Kimbra

Vocalist, Songwriter, Producer

KimbraNew Zealand–born pop star Kimbra is a musical force innovating the shape of pop today as a songwriter, musician, producer, and adventurous performer.

Maverick Carter

CEO, LRMR Management;
Founder and CEO, SpringHill Entertainment

Maverick CarterMaverick Carter is CEO of SpringHill Entertainment, an entertainment and content company that he and LeBron James launched in 2008 and that develops creative content across a variety of platforms including digital, documentary, and feature films and television; and he is also CEO of its athlete empowerment company, Uninterrupted.

Yoko Shimomura

Video Game Composer 
(Final Fantasy, Kingdom Hearts)

Yoko ShimomuraComposer and pianist Yoko Shimomura joined Japanese video game production company Square in 1993 after graduating from Osaka Music School. Prior to her employment with Square, she worked for Capcom, where she composed the majority of the score to the legendary fighting game Street Fighter II: The World Warrior.

Dia Simms

President,
Combs Enterprises

Dia SimmsCredited for turning Bad Boy Records into Combs Enterprises, she achieved success overseeing the portfolio of brands under the Combs empire, including spirits, fashion, fragrance, content, and the Capital Preparatory Schools.

Sickamore

Senior Vice President of A&R and Creative Director,
Interscope Records

SickamoreWith 10-plus years of experience in the music business, Trinidadian-born Randall "Sickamore" Medford has been heralded as the new generation’s favorite A&R rep.

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Industry Speakers (listed alphabetically):

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Founder, The Ayars Agency
Ashaunna Ayars

Boasting an influential decade-long career rooted in brand and entertainment marketing, Ashaunna Ayars is the branding mastermind behind campaigns for some of the world's top music stars and brands.

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Talent Acquisition Lead, iZotope
Brandon Baier

Brandon Baier is the lead recruiter at iZotope, an Emmy-winning audio software and hardware company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Head of A&R Administration and Operations, Artist Partner Group (APG), Atlantic Records
Nikisha Bailey

Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Nikisha Bailey has been a music industry professional in New York City for eight years. With a background in audio engineering, she has worked at Sony Studios, Def Jam Recordings, Atlantic Records, and is currently the head of A&R administration and operations for Artist Partner Group (APG).

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Owner and Head Engineer, MONOLisa Studios
Denise Barbarita

Grammy-winning engineer Denise Barbarita is the owner and head engineer of MONOLisa Studios in New York City. She works on album projects and audio post-production for film and television.

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Executive Vice President, Product Management, PreSonus
John Bastianelli

John Bastianelli is the executive vice president of product management at PreSonus Audio Electronics. He previously served as senior director of product management for M-Audio.

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Cofounder and Director, Teach to Learn
Derek Bekvold

As a multi-instrumentalist performer, composer, conductor and educator, Derek Beckvold has performed a wide range of music across North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, as well as extensively in Boston.

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Founder, AF Creative Media; Producer, Moulin Rouge
Class of 2014 (Professional Music)
Dayna Bloom

Dayna Bloom is a Tony Award–winning producer and the founder of AF Creative Media, a media group that works across all platforms including social, theatrical, and experiential.

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Drummer, Living Colour

Will Calhoun '86 is a two-time Grammy Award–winning musician, composer, and producer best known as the drummer of the groundbreaking rock band Living Colour.

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Vocalist
Susan Calloway

Vocalist Susan Calloway has gained thousands of fans for her vocal work for the bestselling video game franchise 'Final Fantasy.' A singer-songwriter, she is working on songs for a new album to be released later this year. The soulful power of her voice resonates with video gamers, musicians, and music fans around the world.

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Opera Singer
Carla Dirlikov Canales

Carla Dirlikov Canales is a critically acclaimed opera singer who has performed at opera houses, concert venues, and festivals around the world.

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Copyright Coordinator, Sony Music Entertainment
JC Cardenas

Juan C. Cardenas, or JC for short, is a 2018 Berklee College of Music graduate and an aspiring entertainment attorney from Quito, Ecuador. Currently, he works in the Business and Legal Affairs Department at Sony Music Entertainment in New York, where he focuses on copyright administration and licensing.

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Engineer, Mixer, Producer
Gustavo Celis

Gustavo Celis is a recording engineer, mixer, and producer who has worked with Eric Clapton, Beyoncé, Ricky Martin, Roger Waters, Celine Dion, Shakira, and others. He has received two Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammy Awards, and two TEC Award nominations.

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Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Recording Artist
Gordon Chambers

Gordon Chambers is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, producer, and recording artist.

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Executive Director, Kate Weare Company
Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang

Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang was a triple-major in ballet, astrophysics, and philosophy at the University of Utah before pursuing studies in cultural and arts management at American University. She currently serves as executive director of the stellar Kate Weare Company.

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Dancer, Artist, Educator, Répétiteur
Elisa Clark

Elisa Clark is an award-winning artist and educator from the Washington, D.C., area, who trained at the Maryland Youth Ballet prior to receiving a B.F.A. from the Juilliard School under Benjamin Harkarvy.

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A&R Research Analyst, Elektra Music Group
Zach Cox

Zach Cox graduated from Berklee in May 2018 with a double major in music production and engineering and music business/management. Currently, he is serving as an A&R research analyst for Elektra Music Group.

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Vice President, A&R, Thirty Tigers
Lee Dannay

Lee Dannay is a 30-year veteran of the music industry, including 15 years at Sony Music as a senior A&R executive for both Epic and Columbia Records, and five years at Warner/Chappell Music Publishing.

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Senior Director, College Marketing, Sony Music Entertainment
Drank DeCicco

Frank DeCicco is the head of college marketing at Sony Music and oversees the Sony Music U team, which is made up of 80 students across the United States and supports all labels under Sony with artist development initiatives.

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Senior Director, A&R, Interscope Records
Caroline Diaz

Caroline “Baroline” Diaz is the senior director of A&R for Interscope Records. Notable artists on her roster include DaBaby, Lil Poppa, and Yhung T.O. She has made her way from Columbia Records, where she previously signed Polo G and also worked with Yung Bleu and Lil Tjay.

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Composer
Class of 1998 (Film Scoring, Guitar)
Ramin Djawadi

Emmy Award winner, six-time Emmy nominee, and two-time Grammy nominee Ramin Djawadi B.M. '98 is an acclaimed film and television composer best known for his work on Game of Thrones, Westworld, Iron Man, Pacific Rim, and other titles.

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Software Engineer, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Victoria Dorn

Victoria Dorn is an audio-focused software engineer at Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE). She is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, where she studied sound design and composition for video games.

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Founder and CEO, MPRO Music
Brian Dubb

Brian Dubb is a passionate, energetic, and visionary entrepreneur who thrives on empowering teams and leading from the front. With more than 20 years of industry experience in startups in music, content, agri-tech, early AI, and travel, he spent his formative years as a professional songwriter, recording artist, and performer.

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Creative Technologist; Research Fellow, MIT Open Documentary Lab
Charity Everett

Charity Everett is a creative technologist, storyteller, performer, and research fellow at MIT's Open Documentary Lab and Harvard’s Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. She explores the connection between humanity and technology.

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Co-President, The Azoff Company
Susan Genco

Susan Genco is co-president of the Azoff Company, working alongside industry veteran Irving Azoff. Her responsibilities include oversight and management of a diverse portfolio of entertainment companies, along with the company’s strategic and legislative efforts.

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Executive Vice President, Head of A&R, 300 Entertainment
Pete Giberga

Pete Giberga is a 25-year veteran of the record business. As the head of A&R at 300 Entertainment, he has helped guide the careers of Highly Suspect, Cheat Codes, Maggie Lindemann, Conrad Sewell, and other artists.

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Senior Vice President, Def Jam, Universal Music Group East Coast Labels
Lynn Gonzalez, Lead Attorney at Def Jam

Lynn Gonzalez is the senior vice president of business and legal affairs for East Coast labels at Universal Music Group, and is the lead attorney for Def Jam Recordings.

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Vocalist, Songwriter; Casting Producer, America's Got Talent
Class of 2001 (Music Business/Management)
Courtney Harrell

Courtney Harrell has penned songs for Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Kelly Rowland, Mary J. Blige, and many more. Her work has been featured on several hit films and television shows, and her success has led to a Grammy Award and multiple nominations.

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Creative Development Associate, MassiveMusic
Class of 2018 (Music Business/Management)
Lysa Hetrick

Lysa Hetrick B.M. '18 is the creative development associate for North America at MassiveMusic. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, MassiveMusic is an innovative global music agency creating sonic solutions for brands such as Nike, Google, Budweiser, the Premier League, Samsung, and more.

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Trumpeter, Bandleader, Composer
Class of 2016 (Professional Music)

Arnetta Johnson and the trumpet began their relationship when she was 13, and she's now poised to introduce both young musical audiences and jazz aficionados to a hot new musical experience.

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Cofounder and Director, Teach to Learn
Robert Jordon

Robert Jordon is an artist, educator, and socially motivated freethinker who uses music to improve peoples lives.

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Vocalist, Songwriter
Mayssa Karaa

With her captivating multi-octave voice and persuasive cross-cultural message, vocalist and songwriter Mayssa Karaa B.M. '12 defines a new era of musical inclusion. Her songs tell of a journey connecting her origins in the ancient land of Lebanon to her adopted home of Los Angeles, California.

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Artist, Producer
I AM SNOW ANGEL

I Am Snow Angel (a.k.a. Julie Kathryn) fuses digital and organic elements, creating a sound that is at once ethereal and earthly.

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Music Supervisor, Neophonic
Evyen Klean

Evyen Klean is currently the music supervisor on Game of Thrones. He also supervises other HBO shows Chernobyl and Deadwood, among others.

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Talent Producer, NBC's The Voice
Lamont Leak

Lamont Leak is a television producer and music industry consultant. In his current position as a talent producer for NBC’s The Voice, he has been instrumental in discovering new talent for the past four seasons of the Emmy Award–winning show.

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Cofounder, AF Creative Media; Producer, Moulin Rouge
Class of 2014 (Professional Music)
Brian Lee

Brian Lee is a Tony Award–winning producer based in New York but originally from Toronto. He is the cofounder of AF Creative Media, which is currently developing several new projects for Broadway, the West End, and off Broadway. He is also the founder and artistic director of the award-winning nonprofit theater company Steppin’ Out Theatrical Productions.

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Cofounder, Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals; Producer, The Band's Visit
Class of 2012 (Theater)
Joe Longthorne

Joe Longthorne is a cofounder (along with Benjamin Simpson) of Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals, a boutique theatrical firm providing services in producing and general management.

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Founder and CEO, Jammcard
Elmo Lovano

Elmo Lovano is a professional musician, musical director, producer, and the founder and CEO of Jammcard: The Music Professionals Network.

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General Manager of Marketing, Casio America
Mike Martin

Mike Martin is general manager of marketing at Casio America and an accomplished musician, sound designer, and product manager.

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Head of Community, Jammcard
Christian Paul Meadows

Christian Paul Meadows is a professional musician, producer, filmmaker, and head of community at Jammcard: The Music Professionals Network.

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Director of Marketing, Danny Wimmer Presents
Lindsey Medina

Lindsey Medina is the director of marketing for Danny Wimmer Presents, where she oversees all elements of festival marketing—from driving ticket sales to on-site branded integrations to media coverage—for more than 10 festivals each year.

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Dancer, Digital Media Strategist
Class of 2016 (Dance)
Ariane Michaud

Ariane Michaud (B.F.A. ’16, contemporary dance) is a dancer, digital media strategist, and management consultant for the arts. She has consulted for various individuals, organizations, and tech startups on social media strategy, event planning, and crowdsourcing.

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Producer, Programming and Partnerships, NPR Music
Suraya Mohamed

Suraya Mohamed is the producer of programming and partnerships at NPR Music. She serves as the project manager for Jazz Night In America, a weekly radio series with companion concert and documentary short videos, and Slingshot, public radio’s emerging artist series.

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Sound Designer, Camouflaj
Carlye Nyte

Carlye Nyte is a video game sound designer who works at Camouflaj in Bellevue, Washington.

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Vice President, Director of Recruiting, Arnold Worldwide
Jane O'Neil

Jane O'Neil is a seasoned full-cycle recruiter with close to 15 years of experience hiring top talent and building the Arnold brand, one candidate at a time.

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Founder, President, and Chief Strategy Officer, PreSonus
Jim Odom

Jim Odom founded PreSonus Audio Electronics in 1995 to take advantage of the burgeoning growth of professional and semiprofessional digital audio products markets. Started in a garage, PreSonus is now a global brand and market leader with sales channels in over 60 countries.

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Executive Editor, Virtual Reality, The Guardian
Francesca Panetta

Francesca Panetta is executive editor of virtual reality at The Guardian and currently a Nieman Fellow at Harvard.

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Owner, Founder, and Casting Director, Boston Casting
Angela Peri

With more than 30 years of casting experience in the Boston area, Angela Peri is the owner and founder of Boston Casting, Inc. She's a member of the Casting Society of America and an original member of the Massachusetts Production Coalition.

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Director of Music Therapy, Community Music Center of Boston
Class of 2009 (Music Therapy)
Chris Perry

Christopher Perry is a graduate of Berklee College of Music with a degree in music therapy. Whether working with adults with developmental disabilities, children with special needs, early intervention programs, or children with autism, he has a passion for connecting with others through music.

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Manager, Bohemia Group
Class of 2018 (Music Business/Management)
Kate Rancka

Kate Rancka came from a background in classical voice and musical theater performance before diving into the entertainment industry.

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Producer, Educator, Public Speaker, Author
J Rhodes

Justin L. "J." Rhodes is a Billboard, Stellar, and Dove award-winning and platinum-selling music producer from Dallas, Texas. He has produced many talented artists including Lecrae, the Game, Talib Kweli, Black Thought, and Rick Ross.

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JADE the Producer; President, Berklee Intersectional Technology Group
Bella Riccio

Bella Riccio, also known as JADE the Producer, is a songwriter and producer whose style pulls from hip-hop, R&B, and synth pop. Her authentic poetic lyrics and moody, rhythmic, heavy beats create a dark and vibey landscape of sonic imagery.

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Senior Manager, Internship Programs and Campus Recruiting, Universal Music Group
Ian Rifkin

Ian Rifkin is a talent consultant and senior manager of internship programs and campus recruiting for Universal Music Group.

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Singer, Dancer, TV Personality
Class of 2009 (Music Business/Management)
Ashley Rodriguez

Ashley Rodriguez is a Puerto Rican American singer, dancer, and television personality. For the last three years, she has toured as a featured background dancer and singer for pop superstar Lana Del Rey, performing at some of today’s biggest global music festivals.

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Music Director, Conductor
Arnie Roth

Music director Arnie Roth is a Grammy-winning artist known for his work with performers including Il Divo, Diana Ross, Jewel, the Irish Tenors, and Charlotte Church, among others.

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Composer, Bleeding Fingers
Class of 2014 (Valencia, Spain Campus)
Anže Rozman

Anže Rozman is a composer of concert music and music for media from Ljubljana, Slovenia. Since January 2018, he has been working as a composer at Hans Zimmer’s Bleeding Fingers in Santa Monica, California.

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Associate Producer, Newport Festivals Foundation
Britt Ryan

Britt Ryan is the associate producer of the Newport Folk Festival and Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island.

Alumni
Executive Vice President, Interscope Geffen A&M
Class of 1996 (Music Business/Management)

As executive vice president of Interscope Geffen A&M, Nir Seroussi is responsible for signing and developing new talent while working across the company's roster to expand artists' global reach.

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Cofounder, Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals; Producer, The Band's Visit
Class of 2011 (Theater)
Benjamin Simpson

Ben Simpson is a cofounder (along with Joe Longthorne) of Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals, a boutique theatrical firm providing services in producing and general management.

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University Relations Specialist, Dolby Laboratories
Ninah Solidum

Ninah Solidum supports the university relations and recruiting program at Dolby Laboratories, specifically focusing on creating an educational, professional experience for interns with the Dolby U internship program.

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University Relations Program Manager, Dolby Laboratories
Anita Stokes

Anita Stokes currently leads the university relations and recruiting efforts at Dolby Laboratories, helping to bridge the gap between various departments and academia with the Dolby U internships and entry-level employee programs.

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Composer, Bleeding Fingers
Class of 2018 (Film Scoring)
Kara Talve

Kara Talve is a composer for film and television from Long Island, New York.

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Founder and CEO, Main Street Advisors

Paul D. Wachter is the founder and chief executive officer of Main Street Advisors. Main Street Advisors provides a wide range of financial, strategic, business-building and asset management advisory services to a select group of high–net worth individuals and companies, primarily in the entertainment and sports industries.

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President, UnitedMasters
Lauren Wirtzer Seawood

Lauren Wirtzer Seawood is the president of UnitedMasters, a music distribution startup that helps artists grow their business and connect with fans while retaining the rights to their master recordings.

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Pediatrician, Musician
Lisa Wong

Dr. Lisa Wong is a pediatrician, musician, and passionate arts and arts education advocate who lectures internationally on arts and health.

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Drummer, Creative Technologist
Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood most recently toured with Shania Twain on her Now tour, which traveled through North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand until the end of 2018.

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Bassist, Songwriter, Producer

Dwayne “DW” Wright has played or toured with artists including the Backstreet Boys, Beyoncé, Eminem, The Roots, Future, Queen Latifah, and many more.

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Lyricist, Educator
Class of 1996 (Theater)

Amanda Yesnowitz has been recognized for her excellence in lyric writing with the 2018 Kleban Prize, the Jonathan Larson Award, the Dramatists Guild Fellowship, and other accolades.

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Manager of Artist Services, The Orchard; General Manager, Instant Records
Class of 2013 (Valencia, Spain Campus)
Allison Zatarain

Allison Zatarain is the general manager of Instant Records, manager of artist services at the Orchard, founder of the Instant Love Project, and an artist manager.

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Director of Sales, Casio America
Mark Amentt

Mark Amentt is the director of sales for Casio America and an accomplished bassist and clinician.

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Faculty and Staff Speakers (listed alphabetically):

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Professor, Music Production and Engineering
Prince Charles Alexander

Prince Charles Alexander is a professor in the Music Production and Engineering Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Chair, Music Therapy
Dr. Joy Allen

Joy Allen is chair of the Music Therapy Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Director, Africana Studies; Professor, Liberal Arts

Bill Banfield is the director of Africana Studies and a professor in the Liberal Arts Department at Berklee. A composer, jazz guitarist, and recording artist, Banfield has written works that have been commissioned by several leading orchestras, recorded by prominent labels, and performed by luminaries such as Bobby McFerrin, Delfeayo Marsalis, Regina Carter, Billy Childs, and Nneena Freelon, among others. Banfield served as a W.E.B. Du Bois Fellow at Harvard in 2002 and was invited by Toni Morrison to serve as a visiting Princeton Atelier artist in 2003.

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Associate Professor, Songwriting
Class of 2006 (Songwriting, Berklee Online)

Erin Barra in an associate professor in the Songwriting Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Vice President for Academic Affairs—Strategic Initiatives
Joe Bennett

Joe Bennett is the vice president for academic affairs—strategic initiatives at Berklee College of Music.

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Managing Director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice
Aja Burrell Wood

Aja Burrell Wood is an ethnomusicologist, educator, and curator with a background in development and violin performance.

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Assistant Chair, Music Busness/Management

Tonya Butler is assistant chair of the Music Business/Management Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Associate Professor, Dance
Alissa Cardone

Alissa Cardone is an associate professor in the Dance Division at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

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Founder and Artistic Director, Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice
Terri Lyne Carrington

Terri Lyne Carrington is a Grammy-winning drummer, producer, and composer; the founder and artistic director of the Berklee Institute of Jazz and Gender Justice; and the Zildjian chair in performance at the Berklee Global Jazz Institute.

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Professor, Film Scoring
Jeanine Cowen

Jeanine Cowen is a professor in the Film Scoring Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Professor, Music Business/Management; Founding Managing Director, Berklee Popular Music Institute

Jeff Dorenfeld is the founder of the Berklee Popular Music Institute and a professor in the Music Business/Management Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Chief Equity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
Kelly Downes

Kelly Downes is the chief equity officer and Title IX coordinator in the diversity, equity, and inclusion office at Berklee College of Music. She has been at Berklee since March 2018. She was a practicing lawyer for several years, focusing primarily on investigations, sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, and intimate partner violence.

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Director, Health and Wellness Programs
Leah Driscoll

Leah Driscoll has been at Berklee since 2013 and currently serves as the director of the Office of Health and Wellness Programs.

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Associate Professor, Songwriting
Class of 1990 (Songwriting)
Melissa Ferrick

Melissa Ferrick in an associate professor in the Songwriting Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Interim Project Manager and Associate Producer, Theater Division

Sarah Ford is an interim project manager and associate producer in the Theater Division at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

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Associate Professor, Guitar
(Guitar)
Tomo Fujita

Tomo Fujita is an associate professor in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Chair, Songwriting Department

Bonnie Hayes is chair of the Songwriting Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Associate Vice President for Career and Digital Strategy

As associate vice president for career and digital strategy, Stefanie Henning leads the team responsible for promoting Berklee’s mission and institutional identity in support of recruitment and advancement goals, and the annual goals of the institution.

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Professor, Liberal Arts
Lori Landay

Lori Landay is a professor in the Liberal Arts Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Assistant Chair, Film Scoring
Class of 2000 (Film Scoring)
Sean McMahon

Sean McMahon is assistant chair in the Film Scoring Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Associate Professor, Guitar
(Guitar)
Amanda Monaco

Amanda Monaco is an assistant professor in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Program Director, Global Entertainment and Music Business
Emilien Moyon

Emilien Moyon is the program director of the Master of Arts in Global Entertainment and Music Business program at Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.

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Vice President for Innovation and Strategy; Managing Director of BerkleeICE

Panos A. Panay B.M. '94 is the founding managing director of Berklee's Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship (BerkleeICE) as well as a passionate entrepreneur and active startup mentor in the creative media space.

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Chair, Guitar
Kim Perlak

Kim Perlak is the chair of the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Artistic Director, Berklee India Exchange
Class of 2009
Annette Philip

Annette Philip is the artistic director of the Berklee India Exchange at Berklee College of Music.

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Chair, Film Scoring
Alison Plante

Alison Plante is the chair of the Film Scoring Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Dean, Library and Learning Resources
Heather Reid

Heather Reid has extensive leadership experience in academic libraries, information technology, and publishing.

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Assistant Professor, Guitar
Class of 2002 (Guitar)
Colin Sapp

Colin Sapp is an assistant professor in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Assistant Professor, Ensembles
Class of 2002 (Ensembles)
Danielle Scott

Whether as an MC, vocalist, songwriter, producer, director, arranger, educator, or activist, Danielle “Queen D.” Scott is sure to come correct. At a young age, Scott discovered her true creative identity in the expression of hip-hop.

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Assistant Professor, Music Production and Engineering

Jason Stokes is an assistant professor in the Music Production and Engineering Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Associate Professor, Film Scoring
Class of 1990 (Film Scoring)
Michael Sweet

Michael Sweet is an associate professor in the Film Scoring Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Chair, Dance
(Dance)
Mila Thigpen

Mila Thigpen is the chair of the Dance Division at Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

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Professor, Guitar
(Guitar)
David Tronzo

David Tronzo is a professor in the Guitar Department at Berklee College of Music.

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Assistant Chair, Professional Music

Toki Wright is the assistant chair of Berklee's Professional Music Department. He is internationally recognized as an MC, producer, writer, radio host, arts diplomat, and community organizer.

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