A Gathering to Remember

Berklee's first-ever alumni reunion.

Rick Britto

Saxophonist Rick Britto of New Bedford, MA, released the new album Conversations with Erik & I, an avant-garde jazz saxophone album featuring Erik Van Dam. Visit www.rickbritto.com.

Mark Fitzpatrick

Guitarist Mark Fitzpatrick of Port Charlotte, FL, wrote an instructional book for guitar called Guitar for Two Hands.

Roberta Fabiano

Roberta Fabiano of Stony Brook, NY, and bassist Frank Gravis performed three special concerts at the ”Guitar Heroes Exhibition” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

Dr. Ken Carper

Dr. Ken Carper of Naples, FL, presented a trumpet recital in March 2011. Carper performed during a benefit concert for a church in the Holguin district of eastern Cuba that Carper has visited on several musical church-related trips. Carper closed the concert with the New Horizons Band, which he also directs.

Chuck Mymit

Chuck Mymit of Rego Park, NY, was awarded the Presidential Award for Outstanding Musical Achievement and Educational Service at Five Towns College this year.

Berklee Beat

Catch up with the latest Berklee happenings of 2014. You'll read about convocation and Opening Day featuring Grammy-winning alumni Miles Walker and Lalah Hathaway, a homecoming of 400 alumni for Berklee's first-ever alumni reunion, the second graduating class of 108 at Berklee's Valencia campus, new faces at the helm of three Berklee departments, additions to the Board of Trustees, and more.

Marc Elbaum

Marc Elbaum of Meredith, NH, has a song featured in Ernest Thompson’s Academy Award–winning film Time and Charges. The song “When Love Is Good” was written and produced by Elbaum, David Henderson, and Thompson. Shawnn Monteiro performed it. For more info, visit www.whitebridgefarmproductions.com.

Ready for Another Great Year

A snapshot of student convocation and opening day festivities.

Roger Aldridge

Composer Roger Aldridge of Olney, MD, has a selection of original tunes, extended pieces, and ensemble scores available at the American Music Center. Visit www.amc.net/rogermaldridge.