Kari Juusela

Members of the Composition Department, Kari JuuselaElena Lucas, and Julius Williams were part of an exchange between Berklee and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. They met with Russian cultural leaders and performed at a contemporaray music festival called Moscow Autumn 2009.

Donna Chadwick

In November, Associate Professor of Music Therapy Donna Chadwick presented "Thriving as a Lifelong Clinician" at the American Music Therapy Association conference in San Diego, CA. Her presentation examined factors that affect longevity for therapists and offered strategies to promote long-term satisfaction in the field of music therapy.

Rich Grudzinski

Contemporary Writing and Production Professor Rich Grudzinski has released Bailando en Agua Oscuras, a salsa CD featuring his band Son de Boston.

Skip Hadden

Professor Skip Hadden and Assistant Professor of Percussion Sergio Bellotti were involved in performances and clinics for PASIC 2009, the Percussive Arts Society's annual convention in Indianapolis, IN.

Hey Rim Jeon


Assistant Professor of Piano Hey Rim Jeon appeared at the Jarasum International Jazz Festival in Kapyong, Korea, in October with her group that includes Dave Liebman(saxophones), Professor Terri Lyne Carrington (drums), and John Lockwood (bass). She was also one of 10 Korean jazz pianists invited to play at the MAC Jazz Festival for the Hundred Fingers concert.


Craig Macrae

The Voice of America Uzbek language service published an online interview with Associate Professor of Harmony Craig Macrae.

Andrew List

On November 22, in Boston's Faneuil Hall, the Boston Classical Orchestra premiered a new work from Composition Department Professor Andrew List, Earth Song for Cello and Orchestra, featuring cello soloist Emmanuel Feldman.

Jennifer Andrews


Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts Jennifer Andrews had two stories and an interview published in the April and September 2009 issues of Pank magazine and a story published in Ginosko Literary Journal.

Mili Bermejo


Professor of Voice Mili Bermejo was the recipient of a 2009-2010 Berklee Recording Grant and will work on a project with Associate Professor of Strings Eugene Friesenen titled Love Songs from the Americas, which will feature romantic songs from a variety of lyrical traditions and cultures.


Barbara LaFitte

Barbara LaFitte, oboe instructor and coordinator for the Professional Performance Division, recently performed in concerts with the Boston Pops and Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra backing Arlo Guthrie, James Taylor, and Ben Folds. LaFitte is also the principal oboist for the Boston Ballet.