Peter Gardner

In October, professor Peter Gardner gave a presentation on cultural differences in educational theory and practice in the graduate Department of Educational Sciences at Freiburg University in Switzerland.

Dave DiCenso

Associate professor Dave DiCenso published his book Rhythm and Drumming Demystified, through his company Censian Music, with distribution through Alfred Music.

Sergio Bellotti

Assistant professor Sergio Bellotti played drums on “Good Morning Bella” by Gio Lombardi, which hit number one on the L.A. charts and number five on the national charts.

Darla Hanley

Darla Hanley, Dean of Berklee’s Professional Education Division and Department Chairs Simone Pilon, Sean Hagon, and Don Gorder, gave clinics at the Berklee Valencia campus and LICEU Conservatory in Barcelona.

David Scott

Associate professor David Scott recently toured with the vocal group the Four Freshmen, singing lead and playing bass. Visit

Manuel Kaufman

Assistant professor Manuel Kaufman directed the first professional recording session at the new 160 Mass Ave. recording facilities. His nonet featured Phil Grenadier, Rick DiMuzio, Shannon LeClaire, Bob Tamagni, Keala Kaumeheiwa, Dan Fox, Plamen Karadonev, Megan Riccio and Ben Whiting. Mark Wessel engineered the recording.

Patrice Williamson

Associate professor Patrice Williamson and the ESP Vocal Trio released the album They All Laughed, featuring Emily Browder Melville and Sandi Hammond. Other contributors include Mark Shilansky, Eric Byers, Rick DiMuzio, and alumni Steve Langone and Rusty Scott.

Victoria Large

Assistant professor Victoria Large’s short story “Calls” was recently published in The Painted Bride Quarterly.

Matt Glaser

Matt Glaser, artistic director of Berklee’s Center for American Roots Music, authored the book Fiddle Tunes on Jazz Changes, available through Berklee Press.

Ed Saindon

Professor Ed Saindon was filmed playing solo vibraphone and marimba for the promotion of his signature Vic Firth Mallet and for Vic Firth’s YouTube channel.