David Bawiec

David Bawiec of Hollywood, CA, orchestrated the musical Raiponce et Le Prince Aventurier, currently playing in Paris, France. His album The Journey was nominated for three Grammys. He has written music for advertising, the film Bhopal, and the television show NCIS. Visit davidbawiec.com.

John Stevens

John Stevens of Chelsea, MA, an American Idol finalist, released the album Mr. Nice Guy, featuring Danny Fratina ’07 and Mike Wyatt ’09. Visit johnstevensband.com.

Tidtaya Sinutoke

Tidtaya Sinutoke ’09
Tidtaya Sinutoke ’09

Tidtaya Sinutoke of Rego Park, NY, had her work Clouds Are Pillows for the Moon selected for the 2015 ASCAP Music Theatre Workshop in New York with Stephen Schwartz. Visit tidtayasinutoke.com.

Ben Powell

Violinist Ben Powell of Los Angeles, CA, performed on the soundtracks for Spiderman 2, X-Men Days of Future Past, A Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, and 50 Shades of Grey. He also recorded with Barbra Streisand and Neil Young, and appeared in an episode of Two and a Half Men. Visit ben-powell.com.

Adrienne Orpheus (Dinnall)

Adrienne Orpheus (Dinnall) of Swampscott, MA, performed her EP’s title song “Ice Queen” on the MTV True Life episode “I Want to Be an Obscure Pageant Queen.”

Natasha Arguete

Natasha Arguete ’09
Natasha Arguete ’09

Natasha Arguete of Mexico City, Mexico, released her first solo recording featuring Renato Milone and Michel Nasrallah ’11. She is also a cofounder of NotYet Entertainment.

Alec Tackmann

Alec Tackmann of Rochester, MN, wrote and published the percussion instructional books GoAndPractice, featuring Fundamental Vocabulary for the Able Percussionist, Rudimental Vocabulary for the Progressive Drummer, and Drum Set Vocabulary for the Advanced Performer. Visit alectackmann.com.

Roman Pettigrew

Roman Pettigrew of Burlington, VT, is currently a post-baccalaureate student at the University of Vermont preparing for medical school. His story of changing direction from music to medicine was chronicled at www.uvm.edu/about_uvm/outreach.

Andrew Simon McAllister

Andrew Simon McAllister of Belfast Down, UK, received a Royal Television Awards nomination for his music on the BBC World War I drama series 37 Days, starring Ian McDiarmid, Nicholas Farrell, and Tim Pigott-Smith.

Magda Giannikou

Magda Giannikou and her band Banda Magda are funding their third album, a multimedia project titled Tigre! via PledgeMusic. Visit bandamagda.com.

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