Alonzo Harris

Assistant Professor Alonzo Harris produced, composed, and arranged material on K. Michelle’s debut album, Rebellious Soul, and is her tour’s musical director. He is also the musical director for Tiara Thomas.

Paul Pampinella

Assistant Professor Paul Pampinella and Five O’Clock Shadow released the EP Six, which features numerous Berklee alumni. Visit

Peter Bell

Assistant Professor Peter Bell’s song “I’m Funky but I’m Clean” appears on Dan Lawson’s CD Soldiers of Fortune.

Michael Johnson

Associate Professor Michael Johnson’s op-ed titled “The Price of Music” was featured in the online version of the September 10, 2013, Boston Globe.

Mark Polanzak

A short story by Assistant Professor Mark Polanzak was runner-up for the Calvino Prize, judged by Tobias Wolff. Another of his stories appears in the Winter 2014 issue of The Southern Review.

Danny Harrington

Professor Danny Harrington was elected to the board of directors for the Newburyport Education Foundation.

Bruce Gertz

Bass Professor Bruce Gertz released the CDs Anybody Home? and Someday Soon, featuring a variety of Berklee faculty.

Don Gorder

Music Business/Management Chair Don Gorder spoke on WBUR’s On Point about music streaming services, and lectured at Inholland University (Netherlands) and at the Midatlantic Music Conference.

Wayne Ward

Professor Wayne Ward accompanied the Massachusetts Central District All State Chorus at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA.

August Watters

Associate Professor August Watters will play mandolin works at EuroFest in Bruchsal, Germany, next summer.