Neil Leonard

Professors Neil Leonard and JoAnne Brackeen performed at the American Music Festival in Shanghai. Also, along with Tan Dun and Quincy Jones, Leonard judged student music compositions for film and video for the Digital Audio China competition.


Andrea “Ani” Johnson

Associate Professor of Music Business Andrea “Ani” Johnson spoke at the MIDEM Conference in Cannes, France, and presented a paper on music super- vision at the MEIEA Summit 2012 in Los Angeles. At the April “Rethink Music” conference, she presented a workshop on music licensing.


Jeannie Gagné

Associate Professor of Voice Jeannie Gagné penned the book, Your Singing Voice, published by Berklee Press.


David Thorne Scott

Associate Professor David Thorne Scott released a new jazz–pop crossover album titled Hopeful Romantic. The album features faculty members Christine Fawson, Larry Finn, Scarlet Keys, and John Stein.

David Fiuczynski

On May 15, Professor of Guitar David Fiuczynski released the CD Planet MicroJam. The Planet MicroJam Institute Ensemble will perform in New York City and in Europe.


Bill Elliott

Associate Professor of Contemporary Writing and Production Bill Elliott received a 2012 Tony nomination for his orchestration of the Broadway musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara. The show opened on April 24.


Beth Denisch

The woodwind quintet Suite of Five Seasons by Professor of Composition Beth Denisch was premiered in May in Rovaniemi, Finland.


Suzanne Davis

Berklee Press published the book Jazz Piano Comping by Associate Professor of Piano Suzanne Davis.


Joseph A. Coroniti

Professor of Liberal Arts Joseph A. Coroniti gave lectures in April at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. He addressed master’s and Ph.D. candidates in the departments of jazz studies and electronic music.


Suzanne Cope

Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts Suzanne Cope has earned her Ph.D. from Lesley University in the field of adult learning with a concentration in creative writing pedagogy.