Dirk Pate

Writer and producer Dirk Pate cowrote and coproduced "Basic Bitch" on Game's new album The Red Album. The album made it to number one on the iTunes album chart and is the first number-one album of Pate's career.

Rory Given

Boston band Gentlemen Hall recently won the Billboard's Battle of the Bands and performed at the Billboard Music Awards in May. The group's members are Rory Given '08, Brad Alderman '07, Jacob Michael '08, Phil Boucher '05, Seth Hachen '06, and Gavin McDevitt '06.

Gregory Tripi

Producer Gregory Tripi of Los Angeles, CA, produced the film scores for The Lincoln Lawyer, Drive, and Contagion with composer Cliff Martinez. The score for Warner Bros. Entertainment film Contagionwas recorded at the Eastwood Scoring Stage in Los Angeles. Tripi is credited with additional music on the soundtrack releases for all three films. Visit www.greg-tripi.com.

Georgi Sareski

Composer and guitarist Georgi Sareski from Skopje, Macedonia, released his fifth album, The Skopje Connection Meets Ernst Reijseger, for the Norwegian label Losen Records. The album features original compositions for trumpet, French horn, acoustic guitar, and cello as well as improvisations. The group dedicated the CD to the victims of the July 22 attack in Oslo and Utøya.

Shantell Ogden

Songwriter Shantell Ogden of Nashville, TN, is completing her album Stories behind Songs. Also, her song "Lost," which was recorded by Acklen Park, has aired on country-radio stations across the country. Visit www.shantellogden.com.

Dave Lewis

Multi instrumentalist Dave Lewis of Los Angeles, CA, released his self-titled CD in August. It is available on iTunes.

Michael Teoli

Composer Michael Teoli of Burbank, CA, scored the new gothic horror-rock musical CarnEvil. The show ran from September 16-22 at the Sacred Fools Theater Company in Los Angeles. Visitwww.carnevilmusical.com.

Garth Stevenson

Bassist and composer Garth Stevenson of Brooklyn, NY, released Flying in June. The album was cited on iTunes as new and noteworthy. The track "Hourglass" is featured in a national television commercial for the Barnes & Noble Nook. Visit www.garthstevenson.com.



WHEN:  There are TWO audition times
1) Wednesday, 9/10  session 1, 4-6pm, room B33
2) Wednesday, 9/10  session 2,  7-10pm room B33
This is a 2 credit Performance Studies class (PS-180) taught by Matt Jenson. It meets on Wednesday's 4-6.
There are no ensemble ratings required.
You will have a blast learning about Marley's life and playing and performing his music with a 15 piece, killer band!

David Cowie

Keyboardist David Cowie of Detroit, MI, has been performing with his band Remedy in the Detroit area. Visit www.remedydetroit.com.