Al Di Meola

Al DiMeola ’74
Al DiMeola ’74

Guitarist Al Di Meola of New Milford, NJ, released the album Elysium. In June he was named the 22nd recipient of the Montreal International Jazz Festival’s Miles Davis Award.

Steve Sternberg

Pianist Steve Sternberg of Tallahassee, FL, has worked full time on the retirement home circuit for five years in Florida and Alabama. He has also taught private lessons on piano, saxophone, flute and harmonica since 1982. Visit

John Novello

Keyboardist John Novello of North Hollywood, CA, plans a January 2016 release of his solo album Ivory Soul, featuring the single “Crush” with Gerald Albright. The latest CD by his band Niacin reached number 19 on Billboard magazine’s jazz charts. Visit

Gene Perla

Bassist and producer Gene Perla of Easton, PA, who has worked with numerous jazz greats, released the album Bill’s Waltz on his own PM Records label. Visit

EAP News You Can Use - Get Smart About Brain Health

Keeping intellectually stimulated and socially active is just as important to healthy aging as exercise an eating right.

Take advantage of our EAP program and the different resources they have to help you with taking care of your brain!

LifeScope is offering an interesting webinar on the topic. To get more info check out their monthly poster.

Domestic & Intimate Partner Violence Awareness Week at Berklee: Oct. 19 - 23

October is recognized nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  Berklee will host a week of events and activities in recognition of domestic and intimate partner violence (DV/IPV) awareness from October 19th - 23rd.  DV/IPV Awareness Week is sponsored by Berklee Health & Wellness, the Reach Out Initiative, and the Office for Diversity & Inclusion.

Credit By Exam (CWP) Fall 2015 Session

Dear CWP Majors,

I am writing to inform you that the deadline to submit Credit By Exam (CBX) materials for mid-Fall 2015 is Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at 1pm. Submissions should be placed in Matthew Nicholl's mailbox.


Ryan Fleming

Allison Zatarain

Allison Zatarain MA’13 is the manager for artist services for the Orchard in New York City. She is working with artists Dum Dum Girls, the Raveonettes, Fallulah, and Dan Owen with the Orchard founders Scott Cohen and Richard Gottehrer.

Luiza Sales

Luiza Sales MM’14
Luiza Sales MM’14

Luiza Sales MM’14 of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, released her second album titled Aventureira, which is available on Apple iTunes. She founded Solares Prodducões, an artist management company, and the YouTube project called Meninas do Brasil, creating videos by independent female artists.