Rick Peckham

Professor Rick Peckham held a December residency in Dublin, Ireland, featuring a performance with Michael Buckley, Ronan Guilfoyle, and Conor Guilfoyle.

Moira Lo Bianco

Piano instructor Moira Lo Bianco is conducting improvisation workshops for classical pianists. Visit moiralobianco.com.

Fred Bouchard

Associate professor Fred Bouchard penned an article for Downbeat magazine about a master class given by Jason Moran and Vijay Iyer.

Peter Cokkinias

Professor Peter Cokkinias recently played clarinet for the shows On the Town, Phantom of the Opera, Cinderella, and The Nutcracker.

Stephen MacLean

Associate professor Stephen MacLean and Todd Dadaleares lead the band ReR, which released the 11-song album MeRCy. Visit rerdownloads.com.

George Garzone

JodyJazz introduced two new mouthpieces named for professor George Garzone. Visit jodyjazz.com.

Rich Grudzinski

Professor Rich Grudzinski reworked the orchestral music for The Polar Express by Michael Moss for the East Texas Symphony Orchestra.

Michael Williams

Professor Michael Williams published the book Blues Guitar Technique, covering the styles of B.B. King, Albert Collins, T-Bone Walker, and others.

Whit Browne

Also in August, professor Whit Browne was listed among the Art Career Project’s “15 Notable Art Professors in Boston.”

Maureen McMullan

In August 2014, associate professor Maureen McMullan earned her MBA from Northeastern University. She recently received a three-year artist fellowship with the St. Botolph Club in Boston.