Alumni Beat

Spring break is a busy time for the alumni affairs team. During the week of March 19, the college hosted events in Austin TX, Nashville, TN, Atlanta, GA, and Los Angeles, CA.

Frederick Moehn

Frederick Moehn of New York City penned the book Contemporary Carioca: Technologies of Mixing in a Brazilian Music Scene for Duke University Press.

Tony Graci

The song “Woman I Am” by Tony Graci of Franklin, TN, was featured in the Cinemax series The Girl’s Guide to Depravity. Graci was also the composer and drummer for an Emmy Award winning documen- tary soundtrack in 2008. Visit

Tom Castonzo

Tom Castonzo of Fort Wayne, IN, a software engineer at Sweetwater Sound, released the music technology dictionary SweetWords. Visit


Dario Saraceno

Guitarist Dario Saraceno of Wappingers Falls, NY, released his fourth CD, Tattooed Prophet, with backing from Tony Levin and Jerry Marotta.


Jodi Arlyn (Goldberg)

Singer/songwriter Jodi Arlyn (Goldberg) of New York City released the album Stars up on the Ceiling. It was produced by Adrian Harpham ’93 and features Robin Macatangay ’88 on guitar. Visit

Joe Doyle

Songwriter Joe Doyle of Nashville, TN, earned a master of science degree in music education from Tennessee State University in December 2011. Visit


Kevin Kastning

Guitarist Kevin Kastning of Groton, MA, guitarist Sandor Szabo, and percussionist Balazs Major recorded Triptych for Greydisc Records. Visit


Micheal Castaldo

Micheal Castaldo of New York City won third place in the European Tourism Board’s “Europe’s Best Crossover Performer” competition. Visit


James T. Callahan

Drummer James T. Callahan of Hillsborough, NJ, performed with Prophet at the Z Rock Fest 2012 on May 5 near Birmingham, England, and played on the band’s Recycled album.