Erica Nicole Thomas of Atlanta, GA, teaches music at Utopian Academy for the Arts in Riverdale, GA. Her students performed at Georgia governor Nathan Deal’s inauguration, and she appeared in Atlanta Magazine.
Shilpa Ananth of Brooklyn, NY, performed with A.R. Rahman at Symphony Hall, and with the band SA, featuring various Berklee alumni. They released their EP at the Blue Note Jazz Club and did an East Coast tour.