Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig

Vocalists Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig of Brooklyn, NY, appear on Sukierae by Jeff Tweedy of the band Wilco. They are members of the band Lucius, featuring Dan Molad ’04, Andew Burri ‘09, and Peter Lalish ‘05, and toured supporting Sara Bareilles. 

Alexis Grapsas

Alexis Grapsas

Alexis Grapsas of Los Angeles, CA, scored the films Las Vegas Story and Land of Leopold, and wrote music for the film The Misfits and the television shows Revenge and Reckless. Caption: Alexis Grapsis ’07

Giovanni Rotondo

Giovanni Rotondo of Naples, Italy, scored the film Orphans & Kingdoms, featured at the New Zealand International Film Festival. Visit

John Hostetter

John Hostetter of Harrisonburg, VA, was named teacher of the year for Staunton city schools in Virginia. He teaches at Shelburne Middle School. 

Jaime Garamella

Jaime Garamella of Brooklyn, NY, and Lauren Stockner ’08 and the Spanish Channel released the EP Emergency Exit, produced by Andrew Koss ’01. They recently toured Europe. Visit

Dante Fazio

Dante Fazio of Burbank, CA, was the supervising dialogue editor for the Evolve video game. He is an engineer at Warner Bros. Post-Production Studios. Visit

Yuval Ronen

Producer and songwriter Yuval Ronen of New York City is completing his thesis for a master’s degree at New York University. One of his songs won for best studio recording award in a competition sponsored by Avid.

Jeriel Johnson

Jeriel Johnson of Van Nuys, CA, was named a project manager for urban music in the Awards Department of the Recording Academy. 

Steven Shewbrooks

Steven Shewbrooks

Composer Steven Shewbrooks of Brooklyn, NY, launched the music production company Shew Creative. His music has been licensed for television, in-store radio, fitness programs, videos, trailers, games, and more. Visit Caption: Steven Shewbrooks ’04

Mike McAdam

Mike McAdam of Merrimack, NH, released the book The Private Guitar Studio Handbook on Berklee Press.