Faculty Notes

Kim Pflunger

Studio manager Kim Pfluger and lead engineer Keith Asack of Quincy, MA, opened Keep the Edge Studios, a 2,200-square-foot facility, in September. The studio also offers youth-centered music programs. Visit www.keeptheedgestudios.com.

Juri Ify Love


Pianist Juri Ify Love of Dedham, MA, spoke at the "Women United for the Advancement of African Countries Conference" in July. She also runs a nonprofit organization called Genuine Voices, which brings music to youth detention centers. Her students were granted community passes to perform at Boston GreenFest 2011 in August.


Eric Levine

Percussionist and DJ Eric Levine of Cambridge, MA, recently took a new position with MOTU.

Kundayi Musinami


Vocalist Kundayi Musinami of Boston served as the keynote speaker for the MassSTAR conference, an event for the top high-school students in New England.


Elyse Marrero

Guitarist Elyse Marrero of Tallahassee, FL, is currently pursuing a master's degree in ethnomusicology at Florida State University. Marrero is researching the musical expression of children with autism and other topics related to the field. Marrero is also a music-play facilitator in the Artism Ensemble in Tallahassee at the Artism Musicultural Center.

Eric Kalver

Composer and production editor Eric Kalver of Los Angeles, CA, recently composed music for an iPhone game called Requiem. Within 10 days, the game had more than 2,000 downloads. Visitwww.erickalver.com.

Sam Dickey

Guitarist and djeli ngoni player Sam Dickey of Brooklyn, NY, performed at the Joyce Theater Foundation's September 11 commemorative concert.

David Delaney

Violinist David Delaney of South Windsor, CT, and guitarist Mark Kilianski of Nutley, NJ, make up the Whisky Boys. They recently performed at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Orchestra Weekend.

Aryn Calhoun

Songwriter Aryn Calhoun of Coppell, TX, released an album of original, indie-pop songs entitled Last One Standing in the beginning of October under her stage name Aryn Michelle. More than 400 international fans enabled Calhoun to raise $50,000 to produce the record via investments through the crowd-funding website SellaBand. Visitwww.arynmichelle.com.