Gregory Fritze

Professor Gregory Fritze’s piece “Bocetos de Cullera” was performed by the winning band El Ateneo de Cullera, at the International Certamen of  Valencia in Spain.

Sergio Bellotti

Assistant Professor Sergio Bellotti received the 2014 Recognition Award from the Kosa International Workshop and Drum Camp. Visit

Jolan Mazza, Sergio Bellotti, and Aldo Mazza, founder of Kosa
From the left: Jolan Mazza, Sergio Bellotti, and Aldo Mazza, founder of Kosa

Yumiko Matsuoka’s

Professor Yumiko Matsuoka’s arrangements of Beatles songs received performances by the Houston Chamber Choir.

Jan Donley

Associate professor Jan Donley was accepted into the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature One-on-One Conference to work on her novel in progress. Her story “House” is included in the anthology Best New Writing. Visit  

Barbara LaFitte

Professor Barbara LaFitte presented an oboe seminar at the International Double Reed Society 2014 Conference.

Kevin Harris

Assistant Professor Kevin Harris is currently touring Spain, Italy, and Israel and recording an album with Francisco Mela and Ben Street. 

Melissa Ferrick

Assistant professor Melissa Ferrick won a fan favorite award for alternative country album of the year for her recording The Truth Is, as part of the Independent Music Awards. 

Darol Anger

Professor Darol Anger released the CD Mr. Sun: The People Need Light, featuring Tony Trischka, Grant Gordy, and numerous Berklee alumni. He also played in an all-star performance last summer at the Colorado Rockygrass festival. 

Greg Hopkins

Professor Greg Hopkins was a guest artist and the big-band director at the Drayton Harbor Music Festival in Blaine, WA, and toured with his nonet, the Cryogenic Renaissance Orchestra.

Tim Miller

Professor Tim Miller appeared with Dweezil Zappa and his group Zappa Plays Zappa at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center  in Great Barrington, MA.