Dan Moretti

Dan Moretti
Dan Moretti

Professor Dan Moretti and his group the Hammond Boys released the album Live at Chan’s, featuring Dave Limina, Duke Robillard, Lorne Entress, and Jesse Williams. 

JoAnne Brackeen

Professor JoAnne Brackeen received the Mid Atlantic Arts BNY Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award. An upcoming CD will feature previously unreleased recordings of Brackeen playing with Stan Getz in 1976. 

David Wallace

String Chair David Wallace’s “William Blake Rhapsody” was premiered by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

Mili Bermejo

Professor Mili Bermejo and composer Hafez Modirzadeh released the recording In Convergence Liberation featuring the string quartet ETHEL and numerous Middle Eastern musicians. 

Alonzo Harris

Assistant professor Alonzo Harris wrote music for the musical K. Michelle: The Rebellious Soul and has done similar work for the musical Mighty Real and Gabi Wilson, Jordan Knight, and Nick Carter. 

Peter Payack

Four poems by assistant professor Peter Payack were published in the MIT journal The Baffler. His poem “The Migration of Darkness” received a Quirk Books award. Visit peterpayack.info

Apostolos Paraskevas

Professor Apostolos Paraskevas performed his compositions and was a judge at the Iserlohn International guitar symposium in Germany. Visit apostolosparaskevas.com

Neil Leonard

Professor Neil Leonard led a performance at a Carrie Mae Weems exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.

Gregory Fritze

Professor Gregory Fritze’s piece “Bocetos de Cullera” was performed by the winning band El Ateneo de Cullera, at the International Certamen of  Valencia in Spain.

Sergio Bellotti

Assistant Professor Sergio Bellotti received the 2014 Recognition Award from the Kosa International Workshop and Drum Camp. Visit kosamusic.com

Jolan Mazza, Sergio Bellotti, and Aldo Mazza, founder of Kosa
From the left: Jolan Mazza, Sergio Bellotti, and Aldo Mazza, founder of Kosa