Amy Merrill

Associate professor Amy Merrill will have a reading of her new play The Square at the New Hampshire Theatre Project in mid-June.

Daniela Schächter

Daniela Schächter
Daniela Schächter

Assistant professor Daniela Schächter received a Berklee recording grant and recorded Tribute to Jimmy Van Heusen with Mike Tucker (sax), Mark Walker (drums), and Michael O’Brien (bass). The album will be released in the fall.

Jamie Lynn Hart

Voice instructor Jamie Lynn Hart received her master of music degree from Boston University. She released the albums Anticipate and The Let Go, and won CBS Local’s top pick in the Boston’s Best Local Female Musician category and the Limelight Music Award for Best Female Performer and Best Songwriter. Visit jamielynnhart.com.

Frank Carlberg

Frank Carlberg
Frank Carlberg

Assistant professor of piano Frank Carlberg released Shadows and Reflections, a duo album with Leo Genovese ’04 on Red Piano Records. Visit redpianorecords.com.

Larry Bell

Associate professor Larry Bell’s work Hansel and Gretel, a fable for narrator and orchestra, was performed by Ballet Arts Worcester at the Hanover Theatre in February.

Neil Olmstead

In March, professor Neil Olmstead was invited to the Conservatorio di Pescara in Italy to give lectures and demonstrations on the impact of French impressionist music on American jazz.

Wayne Wild

Associate professor Wayne Wild is publishing Liberating Aesthetics: for the Aspiring Artist and the Inspired Audience with Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Mimi Rabson

Mimi Rabson
Mimi Rabson
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John Soares

Associate professor Mimi Rabson and her Strings Theory Trio released a self-titled recording featuring a synthesis of classical chamber music and directed improvisation, featuring violinist Helen-Sherrah Davies and cellist Junko Fujiwara. Visit mimirabson.com.

Kevin Harris

Kevin Harris, assistant professor of piano, toured China and Israel with his group. He released his fifth trio album featuring bassist Ben Street and drummer Francisco Mela. Visit kevinharrisproject.com.

Laszlo Gardony

In July, piano professor Laszlo Gardony will release the live CD Life in Real Time on Sunnyside Records, featuring Bill Pierce, Stan Strickland, John Lockwood, Yoron Israel, and Don Braden. Visit lgjazz.com.

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