Philip Bynoe

Philip Bynoe ’81
Philip Bynoe ’81

Bassist Philp Bynoe of Pasadena, CA, has toured and recorded with guitarist Steve Vai ’79 for 18 years. When not on the road, Bynoe teaches bass at Los Angeles Music Academy in Pasadena and writes and performs children’s music with Deb Snyder and the band PB & Deb.

Steve Buchele

Steve Buchele is a missionary at the Mission Society in Ghana, West Africa, at Ashesi University. He is a teaching pastor at Asbury Dunwell Church, and works in campus ministry and church planting.

Anthony Resta

Composer and producer Anthony Resta and recording engineer Karyadi Sutedja ’98 have moved Studio Bopnique Musique from the Boston area to Los Angeles. Resta’s upcoming projects include work with film composer Shawn Clement ’88, and a heavy-metal soundtrack for the film Infinite Santa 8000.

Glenn Ochenkoski

Glenn Ochenkoski of Burbank, CA, plays drums for the Broadway-bound musical about Walt Disney titled When You Wish. It’s currently playing at the Freud Playhouse on the UCLA campus.

Frank Macchia

Frank Macchia of Burbank, CA, released the album Grease Mechanix, with a 16-piece band performing Macchia’s original music for large jazz ensemble. Visit

Dave Askren

Doug Hammer ’89
Doug Hammer ’89

Dave Askren of Monrovia, CA, released the album It’s All About the Groove, featuring Jeff Benedict, Ramon Banda, and John Belzaguy.

Liz Ficalora

Liz Ficalora of Chappaqua, NY, released the book How to Write a Fast & Easy Drum Chart through Alfred Publishing. She teaches drumming master classes and was featured in the October issue of Tom Tom magazine. Visit

Ernie Dewing

Ernie Dewing of Edgartown, MA, and his band Propergander released the new album Wide Open.

Tony Corman

Tony Corman and Laura Klein of Berkeley, CA, have released Five and More, the third CD by the group, FivePlay Jazz Quintet. It features former Berklee faculty members Alan Hall and Ted Wolff. Visit

Jerry Tachoir

In January, Jerry Tachoir and Marlene (Desbiens) Tachoir ’77 released the album Stories (by the Jerry Tachoir Group), with songs written by Marlene and featuring Roy Vogt, Danny Gottlieb, Rich Adams ’82, and Beth Gottlieb. Visit