Justin Nault

On January 21, singer/songwriter Justin Nault of Madison, TN, was on the season premiere of Budweiser: The Big Time. He plays regularly at the Big Bang Bar in Nashville. Visit www.justinnault.com.


Zach Miller

Drummer Zach Miller of Washington, D.C., and his band Gallons to Ounces, won the 2012 Washington, D.C., Hard Rock Cafe Rising Global Battle of the Bands. Visit www.gallonstoounces.com.


Marye Lobb

Marye Lobb of New York City released the album Not at War that was produced by Lobb and George Saenz. It features Lobb on vocals and guitar, Saenz on bass and accordion, and Marie Kim ’09 on cello. Visit www.maryelobb.com.

Diana Leverington

Saxophonist Diana Leverington of Stockholm, Sweden, performed at the Uppsala Konsert & Kongress hall in January weith the PomPeriPossa Band. The event was aired live on Swedish national television. Visit www.dianaleverington.com.


John Wylie

John Wylie of Redondo Beach, CA, wrote and produced all the music for the first season of the series The Super on HDNet.


Pierce Warnecke

On January 19, Pierce Warnecke of Montagny, France, put out the digital and vinyl EP The Machine Regrets on Fremdtunes. Visit www.piercewarnecke.com.


Gregorio Uribe

Singer-songwriter Gregorio Uribe of New York City released his debut album, Pluma y Vino. Visit www. gregoriouribe.com.


Michael Tahlier

Guitarist Michael Tahlier of Chicago, IL, is heading this summer’s Total Guitarist Camp at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay. Tahlier is the guitar studies program director and a private studio teacher at the American Music Institute in Chicago. Saxophonist Alex Terrier of New York City teamed up with French mouthpiece maker Fred Lebayle to create a new model, the AT Mouthpiece. Visit www.lebaylemouthpieces.com.


Farah Siraj

In October 2011, Farah Siraj of Philadelphia, PA, performed for kings and presidents at the World Economic Forum in Jordan. She also recently played at the Antena de Oro Awards in Spain. Visit www.farahsiraj.com.

Paul Nowell

Trombonist Paul Nowell of Los Angeles, CA, created a video for his song about cell phones that went viral on YouTube. The story was featured on the Mashable website and MSN news.