Assistant professor Ana Gulgui was part of the faculty team chosen for the Guilford Recording residency via Berklee’s faculty development program. They will record a musical version of Alice In Wonderland, composed and adapted by Rene Pfister.
Assistant professor Peter Bufano penned music for the documentary Humor Abuse, the Big Apple Circus, and Vegas Nocturne (produced by Spiegelworld). Bufano also performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and played accordion and wrote music for the 2015 International Contemporary Circus Festival in Chicago. Visit peterbufano.com.
Assistant professor Vadim Neselovskyi and his Agricultural Dreams Trio recorded a new CD featuring Gary Burton. Neselovskyi appears on another album with Arkady Shilkloper, and completed a residency at the MacDowell Colony. Visit seriousmusicmedia.com.
Liberal Arts professor Henry Tate of Boston, MA, passed away on August 11 at his home. He was 73. Tate joined the faculty in 1985 and became a very popular teacher, passing along his infectious love for fine art to countless students for nearly three decades. He earned bachelors degrees from Villanova and the University of Pennsylvania, and his Ph.D. from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. He held curatorial positions in the education departments of the Philadelphia Museum of Fine Arts, the Worcester Art Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Additionally, he was a lecturer at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, and the James Joyce Society in New York and Dublin. Tate leaves a brother and two sisters.