Lenora Zenzalai Helm

Lenora Zenzalai Helm of Durham, NC, released the album I Love Myself When I'm Laughing in October 2011.


Drummer Zoro of Brentwood, TN, penned a book for Alfred Publications titled The Big Gig, a motivational career guide for independent musicians. For more information, visit www.thebiggigbook.com.

Aaron Loo

Aaron Loo of Beverly Hills, CA, is working on the original musical I Ching, which is based on the life of Madame Mao and the Gang of Four. He is also producing a documentary about retired L.A. studio musician Ollie Mitchell, and another titled Between the Yin and the Yang. Visit www.betweentheyinyang.com.

Digital Strategy and Communications Welcomes New Project Manager Kimberly Hampton

Dear Colleagues,

We are excited to announce a staff update in Digital Strategy and Communications.

Please welcome Kimberly Hampton as project manager for the Digital Strategy team, reporting to me.

Kimberly will oversee the planning, organization, and scheduling of the day-to day and long-term production and development of Berklee.edu projects and related mobile applications. She will be working with all of your departments on web-related projects to support your annual goals and initiatives.  

The Enrollment Division Announces Eight New Hires

Enrollment has welcomed eight new hires to the division since April 2014.  Please see below for departmental information on each of our new staff members.

Win a Trip to Topnotch Resort in Stowe, VT with Berkleefest's "Take Me to Topnotch" Contest

Berklee's Summer in the City series and Topnotch Resort in Stowe, VT are partnering this summer for two day-long festivals, Berkleefest, on July 26 and August 30 in Stowe, Vermont. As a special deal, Topnotch is running a contest throughout the summer on Instagram and YouTube for Berklee students and alumni to win a two-night stay at the resort any time in the 2015 season.


Dennis Keating

Dennis Keating of Rancho Cordova, CA, is working on a Louis Armstrong tribute and will embark on a 10-month Korean cruise ship gig to Japan and China. He is also a freelance musician in Las Vegas and northern California. Visit www.baddoglive.com.

Laura Dreyer

Saxophonist, flutist and composer Laura Dreyer of New York City released the CDFree Flying Bird on Piloo Records, which is distributed by Sony Premium Latin. It's available at CD Baby, iTunes, and Amazon.

David Young

David Young of Decatur, GA, conducts drum circles in the Georgia public-school system as part of a school counseling program. He authored the books Skits, Raps & Poems for the School Counselor and Sing Along Guidance.

Rick Stone

Guitarist Rick Stone of Brooklyn, NY, released his fifth album, Fractals, a trio album featuring a mix of original compositions and jazz standards. It also features Marco Panascia '02 on bass. Visit www.rickstone.com.