Tag Archive for 1977

CLASS OF 1977 | 2017 | ISSUE 2

It has been great receiving many RSVPs to our Reunion this spring from all around the world. Micha Balf and Rachel Helfer, from Israel, plan to attend. Jim Lyons from Germany and Wendy (Brown) Giardina from Switzerland are also looking forward to returning to campus. I had a chance to spend quality time with Wendy…

CLASS OF 1977 | 2016 | ISSUE 3

It was great to receive so many requests for our 40th Reunion dates in 2017. Please note Reunion is scheduled for May 25 to May 28. As they say, book early and often. On to the notes: Carol Cooper will be teaching a class at NYU’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music this spring. This…

CLASS OF 1977 | 2016 | ISSUE 2

Well, folks, there is much excitement already as we look ahead to 2017 and our 40th Reunion. Please mark your respective calendars, be it paper or Outlook, the dates of May 25th–28th. This is such an exciting time in our lives, full of lots of transitions, many good, others not-so-good. It will be great to…

CLASS OF 1977 | 2016 | ISSUE 1

It appears that each New Year seems to be moving at a faster pace than the previous one. For 2016, it may have to do with this being an election year, complete with the bombardment of debates, ads, and unrelenting commentary (mostly negative) on everything. I am writing to you all from the chilly Northeast…

CLASS OF 1977 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

With autumn in New England comes spectacular foliage colors and a new set of class notes updating us on the goings-on of fellow 1977 grads. I am glad to report on so many fine professional accomplishments. Congrats to all! Arnie Alpert sent along a note announcing his receipt of the Bill of Rights Award from…

CLASS OF 1977 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

For much of our Class, 2015 marks our 60th birth year anniversary. Congratulations and best wishes to all for making it to this point. Many of our notes arrive from folks planning or having recently celebrated the big year. From the looks of it on Facebook, Doug Green had a wonderful celebration for his birthday. Also, Doug…

CLASS OF 1977 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Seriously, nearly eight feet of snow in one month? Warming by the fire at home between tours of duty shoveling during this latest blizzard, I take great comfort in the many notes of support as well as updates from fellow classmates, and, of course, the Patriot’s Super Bowl win! I am so pleased to have…

CLASS OF 1977 | 2014 | ISSUE 3

Another Labor Day weekend in Boston: Navigating the minefields of moving vans in the already congested streets makes one a bit less nostalgic for going back to school. The updates from our illustrious gang allows me to experience one of the best parts of September, being back in touch with so many classmates. Here goes:…

PETER W. WEISMILLER ’77

PETER W. WEISMILLER, an ethnomusicologist and guitar teacher, died Jan. 14, 2014. He was 63. After receiving his degree cum laude and with honors, he moved to Seattle in 1979 for the master’s program in ethnomusicology at the University of Washington. He taught humanities for many years at the Northwest School in Seattle and helped…

CLASS OF 1977 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

It boggles the mind to think how much more difficult the task of Class Secretary would have been in the days before e-mail. You’ve all made my life easier by replying to my pleas for class notes and updates. Many thanks! What also delights me are the number of first-time contributors we are still hearing…