Julius P. Williams

Professor Julius P. Williams and Alexander Koblyakov, dean of the Moscow Conservatory in Russia, served alongside notable composers from Shanghai Conservatory of Music as jurors for the Rivers Awards Composition Competition in Shanghai, China on December 7, 2009.

Prince Charles Alexander

Assistant Professor of MP&E Prince Charles Alexander has been mixing the new album for reggae legends Toots and the Maytals in Jamaica, New York, and Boston. The album will be available in 2010.

Lazlo Gardony

Piano Professor Lazlo Gardony presented clinics and concerts with faculty members John Lockwood (bass) and Yoron Israel (drums) at Belmont University in Nashville and at the Renaissance Center in Dickson, TN.

Stephen Webber


MP&E Professor Stephen Webber and his turntable ensemble completed the Scratch Ambassadors Tour of Finland sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.


Michael Hamilton


Berkleemusic.com Professor Michael Hamilton recently completed a tour of Brazil with Baraka Mundi and a second in Sweden presenting music from his gospel album God's Will.


John Kellogg

In November, Assistant Chair of the Music Business/Management Department John Kellogg traveled to Aruba to moderate a panel on music marketing and licensing at a Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association conference. The panel included the former COO of LaFace Records, Mark Shimmel; Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company CEO Peter Primont; and San Francisco entertainment lawyer and educator Michael Ashburne.

Dale Pfeiffer


Assistant Professor of Voice Dale Pfeiffer is recovering after successful open-heart surgery on November 2, 2009. She is at home recuperating and can be contacted via e-mail at dpfeiffer@berklee.edu.


Richard Lowell


Associate Professor of Jazz Composition Richard Lowell was the musical director and conductor for the newly released CD Common Thread featuring vocalist Amanda Carr and the Ken Hadley Big Band. Lowell also penned four arrangements for the disc.


Nando Michelin

Assistant Professor of Piano Nando Michelin released two CDs this fall: Reencontro and Entre Amigos.

David Thorne Scott & Christine Fawson

Associate Professor of Voice David Thorne Scott and Assistant Professor of Brass Christine Fawson played a series of concerts at Scullers Jazz Club, the Center for Arts in Natick, Ryles Jazz Club, Monument Music, and Mechanics Hall in Worcester.