Second year student Jon Shiffman has been on a leave of absence from the program in order to play with the band Bleachers featuring the guitarist Jack Antonoff of Fun. Jon is playing drums, singing background vocals, and serving as musical director for the band. Bleachers has had a busy year touring and has enjoyed appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Late Night with Seth Meyers. The debut single “I Wanna Get Better” went to #1 on Billboard Alternative charts and the debut album “Strange Desire” debuted @ #11 on the Billboard 200. They will be appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman on September 30. Jack Antonoff and Jon are pictured below.