Ray DiVirgilio

Ray DiVirgilio of Newark, DE, the band director at John the Beloved School in WIlmington, and has led student groups to top honors in competitions.

Emiel van Egdom

Emiel van Egdom of Snyder, NY, has worked with Paula Knooren and singer Estella Martiko, who will release an album in October. He has also worked on movies by Jo Dautzenberg. Visit emielvanegdom.com.

Paul Sciaba

Paul Sciaba of Wakefield, MA, released the album Johann Sebastian Bach Collection for Guitar, featuring his renditions of Bach transcriptions by William Leavitt. Visit paulsciaba.com.

Billy James

Billy James of Asheville, NC, has provided background vocals and percussion for music by Yes vocalist Jon Anderson. His PR company Glass Onyon does publicity for top jazz, rock, and pop artists.

Karen DeBiasse

Karen DeBiasse of Somerville, MA, is the vocalist for the band Girl on Top. They released a cover of the Ozzy Osbourne song “I Don’t Want to Stop.”

David Alan Bunn

David Alan Bunn of Baltimore, MD, served as the composer, orchestrator, and bandleader for Black Stars of the Great White Way concert hosted by Cecily Tyson, Norm Lewis, and Phylicia Rashad at Carnegie Hall.

Philippe Souriant

Philippe Souriant of Belle Allée Saint Francois, Guadelope, released the album Un nouveau jour, featuring his brother, bassist Loïc Souriant ’82. Two of his songs are published with French publisher Absilone. Visit his You Tube channel at souriant philippe.

Scott Robinson

Saxophonist Scott Robinson of Teaneck, NJ, placed just behind Sonny Rollins in the December 2014 Down Beat Readers Poll. He also placed third on baritone, and fifth in the miscellaneous instrument category.

Dave Hammond

Dave Hammond ’81
Dave Hammond ’81

Dave Hammond of Denver, CO, is the director of bands at Denver School of the Arts, an arts magnet school he helped establish in 1993. He is also working on Four Canals, his first release of original music.

Kevin Barbour

Bassist and guitarist Kevin Barbour of Nashua, NH, released the EP Modern Day Stories with drummer Grant Calvin Weston. It’s available at CD Baby.