Junichi Arima

Bassist Junichi Arima of Hazu-gun, Japan, released an EP online. Visit junichiarima.com

Shea Rose

Shea Rose of Boston, MA, was named for the second time as Artist of the Year at the Boston Music Awards. Visit shearose.com.  

Sharon Raizer

Sharon Raizer of Brooklyn, NY, plays drums for the band Darling Din, who released a five-song EP featuring the single “Killing to Be Bright.” Visit darlingdin.com

Yoo Sun Nam

Saxophonist Yoo Sun Nam of New York City released her album Light of the City, featuring Kyumin Shim ’12 and Chris Cheek ’91 in September. 

Grace Kelly

Saxophonist Grace Kelly of Santa Monica, CA, released the Kickstarter-funded EP Working for the Dreamers. Visit gracekellymusic.com

Joelle James

Joelle James of Murrieta, CA, co-wrote the song “All The Way Home” that was included on Tamar Braxton’s Grammy-nominated album Love & War. She is signed to Interscope Records and released the single “Sweet Lemonade.”

Kiesa Ellestad

Kiesa Ellestad (aka Kiesza) of Calgary, Canada, received more than 60 million YouTube hits for her video “Hideaway,” and appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Visit kiesza.com

Greg Arney

Greg Arney of Canaan, NH, founded Hub Guitar LLC, a guitar lesson network. Visit hubguitar.com

Sagit Zilberman

Sagit Zilberman of Boston, MA, released an album with Project Grzegorz Rogala & Zilberman. The group performs and teaches clinics in Poland. 

Sonya Rae Taylor

Sonya Rae Taylor of Austin, TX, signed a publishing contract as a staff writer with BMG Chrysalis and Franklin Publishing.