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Austin Terris

Austin Terris

B.M.E. in Choral Music Education, University of Michigan

Area(s) of Interest: Music, TV/film, Performing arts, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship

Experience: Public school elementary music teacher; Co-Director of Skyline Blues A Cappella; Ann Arbor Youth Chorale Board Member

Ideal job in 10 Years: Running my own performing arts studio, working as a talent agent or working for the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products division.

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I was attracted to the MSLCE program because of the innovative curriculum, world-class professors, networking opportunities, proximity to Chicago, and the overall prestige of Northwestern University.

What are you most looking forward to about the MSLCE program? I am so excited to meet the other students in the cohort and to connect with industry leaders during the Speaker Series.

If you could have lunch with one person (living or dead), who would it be? Michael Giacchino to discuss his brilliant musical scores and his compositional process.

Where are you from? Ann Arbor, MI, USA