Professor Edward Bedner died on August 6. He was 77. Bedner was a Berklee faculty member for more than four decades teaching classical piano, counterpoint, and atonal solfege. He leaves his sister Jacquiline.
Kristopher Austin “Kit” Barkus ’07 of Butler, PA, died on June 6. He was 25. A trumpeter and a guitarist, he won a Louis Armstrong Jazz Award. Barkus leaves behind parents Robert and Pamela, and siblings Alison and Robert.