Mark Rossi

Professor Mark Rossi penned the article “The Influence of Indian Music on Jazz” for the magazine of the Singapore Fine Arts Society for their Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance, 2015.

Andy Eldelstein

Associate professor Andy Eldelstein’s Rapid Eye Studio in Belmont, MA, was included in Mix magazine’s article “Acoustic Design for 18 of this Year’s Coolest New Studios.”

Ben Sher

Associate professor Ben Sher gave a masterclass on fretboard harmony in July at Berklee’s Valencia Campus for master’s degree program guitar students.

Marti Epstein

Professor Marti Epstein had her composition Virga premiered in Reykjavik, Iceland, by the harp-percussion group Duo Harpverk. In November, her piece Hypnagogia will be performed by the Ludovico Ensemble at Boston Conservatory’s Seully Hall to celebrate the release of Epstein’s first CD of her music, also titled Hypnagogia.

Bill Banfield

Liberal arts professor Bill Banfield published the book Ethnomusicologizing: Essays on Music in the New Paradigms.

Ken Zambello

Professor Ken Zambello, who has taught history of rock classes since 1990, was interviewed by Perry Eaton, culture writer for, about Janis Joplin’s final performance at Harvard Stadium in 1970.

John Whynot

Associate professor John Whynot recorded and mixed the score to the F/X series Tyrant for composers Mychael and Jeff Danna. The score was nominated for two Emmy awards.

Janice Pendarvis

Associate professor Janice Pendarvis facilitated a master class at the Apollo Theater in New York City with assistant professor Alonzo Harris. In addition to many TV appearances, Pendarvis appears in the Grammy-winning documentary 20 Feet From Stardom.

Wendy Rolfe

Last summer, professor Wendy Rolfe performed at the National Flute Convention in Washington, DC, and at the International Flute Festival in Quito, Ecuador. She also played with the Handel and Haydn Society and the Cape Symphony. Visit

Janie Barnett

Associate professor Janie Barnett has coproduced a new recording for singer-songwriter Teri Scheinzeit titled Choosing Happy. Barnett also composed and recorded music commissioned by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peggy Stern and is working on two new releases of Americana and public domain songs.