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Allison Conner

Allison Conner

BA Liberal Studies, Bemidji State University

Experience: Performed with the Blue Ice Jazz Band, volunteer at the Jazz Education Network conference, intern for the Smithsonian National Museum for American Indians in Washington D.C. and New York City.

Areas of Interest: Music, Performing arts, Arts/music festivals, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Own a venue, a music school or a recording studio.

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I enrolled in the MSLCE program because I believe it will provide many foundation tools and knowledge to navigate myself through the logistics within the creative fields as well as provide new networking opportunities. Also to earn a Master’s degree and to integrate a strong base of knowledge in law, management, finance and marketing in relation to the music and arts industries.

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? Across the Universe.

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? I am looking forward to the internship!

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? The various music venues, the Chicago Riverwalk and the Adler Planetarium.

If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be? Tupac Shakur because of his profound intellectualism and artistry.

If you had to describe yourself in three words they would be … Curious, passionate and excitable.

Where are you from? Cass Lake, Minnesota