Mili Bermejo


Professor of Voice Mili Bermejo was the recipient of a 2009-2010 Berklee Recording Grant and will work on a project with Associate Professor of Strings Eugene Friesenen titled Love Songs from the Americas, which will feature romantic songs from a variety of lyrical traditions and cultures.


Barbara LaFitte

Barbara LaFitte, oboe instructor and coordinator for the Professional Performance Division, recently performed in concerts with the Boston Pops and Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra backing Arlo Guthrie, James Taylor, and Ben Folds. LaFitte is also the principal oboist for the Boston Ballet.

Mimi Rabson


Associate Professor of Strings Mimi Rabson published two arrangements for string quartet with String Letter Publishing.


Fred Bouchard

Associate Professor of Liberal Arts Fred Bouchard reviewed the 2008 Berlin Jazz Festival for DownBeat magazine and the 2009 Barranquilla Jazz Festival for All About Jazz.

Mike Idhe


Professor of Guitar Mike Idhe just released his second CD of lap steel guitar instrumentals containing 11 selections of classical, jazz, and pop tunes arranged with a tuning devised by former Berklee faculty member Bill Leavitt.


Jetro da Silva

Ensemble Professor Jetro da Silva played keyboards for Whitney Houston's recent performances on Good Morning AmericaThe Oprah Winfrey Show, and the 2009 American Music Awards and can be heard on backing tracks for Houston's performance on Dancing with the Stars.

Michael Sweet


Associate Professor Michael Sweet and his company Audio Brain received an Emmy Award for their work on the Bejing Olympics.


Larry Bell

Associate Professor of Composition Larry Bell and Casa Rustica Recordings will release a new CD featuring Bell's piano music. The disc is available through CD Baby and most music download websites.

Julien Kasper

Guitar Professor Julien Kasper released the CD Trance Groove, featuring keyboardists Assistant Professor Matt Jenson and T Lavitz, Jesse Williams and James Driscoll on bass, Berklee alumni Zac Casher and Rob Avsharian on drums.

Armsted Christian

Associate Professor of Voice Armsted Christian was featured on two and