PR and Print Materials Specialist

Jessalyn Traino is responsible for the creation of department print materials, including event programs and marketing items. She manages the program production schedule, as well as the department’s social media, and coordinates updates to the website. Jessalyn received her B.A. from Wheaton College (MA) and is a certified EMT for the state of New Jersey.


Multifaceted percussion student refuses to be defined by dwarfism

When Andrew Bambridge received acceptances from both the acting and music programs at Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts last year, a rarity for the school, he faced a tough decision.

Jazz piano faculty Fred Hersch nominated for two Grammy Awards

Jazz piano faculty member and Rutgers Distinguished Artist  Fred Hersch is nominated for two Grammys this year: Best Jazz Instrumental Album for Open Book, and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for Whisper Not. Hersch has been nominated multiple times.

Laptop orchestra to perform March 4 in free concert

Music Technology at Mason Gross (MTMG) will present a free concert featuring the Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk, at left) on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. The concert, also featuring a performance by the newly formed Rutgers Interactive Music Ensemble (RIME), will take place in Mortensen Hall’s Shindell Choral Hall. No tickets are required.