Associate Professor of Contemporary Writing and Production Bill Elliott received a 2012 Tony nomination for his orchestration of the Broadway musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara. The show opened on April 24.
Professor of Liberal Arts Joseph A. Coroniti gave lectures in April at the Sorbonne in Paris, France. He addressed master’s and Ph.D. candidates in the departments of jazz studies and electronic music.
Former Thelonious Monk drummer Ben Riley featured Associate Professor of Guitar Freddie Bryant on his latest CD Grown Folks Music. Between per- forming and teaching dates in New York City and Europe, Bryant is com- pleting his own CD, Kaleidoscope.