Peter Cokkinias

Professor Peter Cokkinias performed for the shows Phantom of the Opera and Wicked. With the Boston Saxophone Quartet, he celebrated the 10th anniversary of Noteworthy Scholars, his scholarship program for Boston-area high school students. 

Julia Werntz

Associate professor Julia Werntz completed the microtonal ear training manual titled “Steps to the Sea.” 

Freddie Bryant

Freddie Bryant
Freddie Bryant

Associate professor Freddie Bryant released the CD Dreamscape: Solo, Duo, Trio featuring Chris Potter and Scott Colley, which was made possible with a Berklee faculty grant. 

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

Apostolos Paraskevas

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