Richard Furch

Richard Furch of North Hollywood, CA, mixed and recorded Tyrese’s album Open Invitation. Its single “Stay” topped the Urban Contemporary chart and won in the Song of the Year category at the Soul Train Awards 2012. Furch also did mixing for Frank Ocean’s recording Nostalgia Ultra. Visit 

Matt Cusson

Matt Cusson of Pittsfield, MA, released the EP It’s Christmas Time

Tom Childs

Tom Childs of Lansing, MI, completed a doctorate in composition and is a theory instructor at Interlochen Center For The Arts. 

Zoe Rahman

Zoe Rahman won the Best Jazz Act Award at the 2012 Music of Black Origin Awards held in the United Kingdom. 

Tim Huling

Tim Huling’s piece “Demeter & Persephone” received a Grammy nomination in the Best Contemporary Classical Composition category. Visit

Sheryl Cohen

Sheryl Cohen of Brooklyn, NY, and Chris Young received a Grammy nomination in the Best Pop Performance category for the Olivia Brown song “Everything Will Be Alright.” Visit 

Ben Zwerin

Bassist Ben Zwerin of Brooklyn, NY, worked on albums by Daisy Jopling, and LIONZ featuring Lionel Loueke ’00 and Yuval Lion ’96. He appeared in Bass Musician magazine, and recorded “I Forgot To Be Your Lover” for the film The Man With The Iron Fists

Brian Satterwhite

Brian Satterwhite of Austin, TX, scored the film Man on a Mission, and was commissioned to score two silent films, A Sailor-Made Man and The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Visit

JC Monterrosa

JC Monterrosa of Murfreesboro, TN, and JJ Brown released the song “Say A Little Prayer.” Proceeds from downloads of the song will benefit the Hugs Project, which helps overseas military personnel. Visit 

Ayala Asherov Kalus

Ayala Asherov Kalus of Charleston, SC, received a grant from the South Carolina Film Commission. She is working on an animated short with the College of Charleston Orchestra. Visit