Welcome Newest Employees to Berklee - January 2015

 

Dear Berklee Community:

Please join Human Resources in extending a warm welcome to our newest employees!

 

Deadline Extended

The application deadline for the Summer 2015 Residential Internship Program in LA has been extended until Friday, February 20 at 5:00 p.m.  Please submit your applications to the Office of Experiential Learning (1140 Boylston, Suite 2T).  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Deadline Extended

The application deadline for the Summer 2015 Residential Internship Program in LA has been extended until Friday, February 20 at 5:00 p.m.  Please submit your applications to the Office of Experiential Learning (1140 Boylston, Suite 2T).  Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have questions, contact Jenna Logue, jlogue@berklee.edu.  

Disney College Band Auditions (on campus) 3/1

Perform with the Disney College Band in CA this summer. Sign up day-of on March 1.

Christopher Sakey

Word has reached us that Christopher Sakey ’87 of Ogunquit, ME, passed away in 2008 from complications of mental illness. He was 42.

Jerry J. Siddons Jr.

Berklee’s former dean of students Jerry J. Siddons Jr. ’62 of Tryon, NC, died on October 1. He was 75. Siddons also held a position as director of scientific computing for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn, son, Kenneth, and sister, Ellen.

Adam C. Schmitz

Adam C. Schmitz ‘13 of Broken Arrow, OK, died on May 13. He was 23. Schmitz, a guitarist earned his professional musician diploma at Berklee. He leaves his parents, Paul and Janet, and siblings, Brandon, Cameron and Drake.

Ray Santisi

Professor Ray Santisi
Professor Ray Santisi

Piano professor Ray Santisi ’54 died of complications from heart surgery on October 28. He was 81. Santisi was a fixture in the Boston jazz scene for nearly 65 years, and a featured soloist with Charlie Parker, Stan Getz, Mel Torme, Dexter Gordon, and others. He was one of Benny Golson’s “Stablemates,” a group of musicians that played regularly at Boston’s famed Storyville nightclub. Santisi taught at Berklee for 57 years. His students included Diana Krall, Makoto Ozone, Joe Zawinul, and Arif Mardin. He won grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and was an IAJE Jazz Education Hall of Fame nominee.

Elwood Price

Elwood Price ’54 of Worcester, MA, died on September 27 after an illness. He was 82. During the Korean War, Price played trumpet in the U.S. Army Band and served as a medic. He later worked in the printing industry. He is survived by children, Reggie, Allen, Dante, Atlantis, and Stacey.

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