Henrique De Almeida

Associate professor Henrique De Almeida authored the book Double Bass Drum Integration for the Jazz/Fusion Drummer on Berklee Press. Visit henriquedealmeida.com.

Lauren Passarelli

Professor Lauren Passarelli performs with the band Afterfab, a tribute band devoted to playing the Beatles members’ solo repertoire.

Mark Shilansky

Assistant professor Mark Shilansky released a CD by his crossover group Fugue Mill. It features contributions from Sara Caswell, Eric Byers, Fernando Huergo, Kathleen Flynn, Catherine Bent, and alumni Bryce Milano, Joseph Brent, Jordan Perlson, and Steve Langone. The group has collaborated live with Jason Anick and Jason Yeager. Visit markshilansky.com.

Jeannie Gagné

Jeannie Gagne
Jeannie Gagne
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Susan Wilson

In March, voice professor Jeannie Gagné will release her book Belting: A Guide to Healthy, Powerful Singing via Berklee Press. Visit jeanniegagne.com.

Fred Lipsius

Associate professor Fred Lipsius released the album Improvisations, a series of unaccompanied recordings of 18 tunes.

Sheldon Mirowitz

Professor Sheldon Mirowitz scored two films: Design for Discovery, a Museum of Science Boston film about the NASA space missions; and Seduction Theory, a short film by Steve Ascher and Jeannie Jordan.

Pratt Bennet

Assistant professor Pratt Bennet had his novel Raising Sleeping Stones published as an interactive iOS app that includes a two-hour score by alumni Leo Langinger and João Luis.

Suzanne Clark and Ivan Sever

In November, associate professors Suzanne Clark and Ivan Sever presented the class “John Lennon: A Working Class Hero” to the Harvard Institute for Learning in Retirement.

Richard Boulanger

Richard Boulanger
Richard Boulanger

Professor Richard Boulanger had his piece “Symphonic Muse for Processed French Horn and Leap Motion Controller” performed by the Berklee Contemporary Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Francisco Noya, with guest horn soloist Gus Sebring. Boulanger invented the controller. Visit boulangerlabs.com.

Jon Forsyth

Assistant professor Jon Forsyth had a video titled Dancing at Saint-Rémy selected for display on the Boston Convention Center marquee. Visit artonthemarquee.com.