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5 Questions with MSLCE ’15 Alum Qiumeng Fu

What is your current role(s)/project(s)/business and what are your responsibilities?I am the director of Fu Qiumeng Fine Art in Upper East Side Manhattan. My responsibilities include sourcing consignments for New York and Beijing exhibitions, completing donation and collection appraisals, developing collaborative business opportunities, designing interpretive  and immersive thematic exhibitions, and planning and hosting events to

Industry Immersion Trip Offers MSLCE Students a Chance to Network with Some of New York’s Key Industry Players

By Joshua BaggettAfter a busy winter quarter, the cohort went up, up, and away for our respective immersion trips to New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. All three destinations offered one-of-a-kind professional networking experiences with many of today’s top creative companies and organizations. As someone with a background in theatre and live production, I

Where Are They Now? 5 Questions with MSLCE Alum Aleksa Narbutaitis

What is your current role(s)/project(s) and what are your responsibilities?I’m currently the Creative Director at the Chicago-based personal branding and creative services agency, SimplyBe. Agency. I was hire #1, and my CEO and I have built the company from two to eight full time staff over the past two years. My core responsibilities as Creative

Unique DaCosta is Combining Work and Play

By Miya Williams FayneUnique DaCosta is interacting with music on a multitude of levels. She has a background in singing and is currently participating in the business side of the industry with like-minded people at Pandora. “The culture at Pandora is pretty awesome because everybody loves music and it’s a given,” she said. “It is

Kayla DeSouza: A Dream Fulfilled

By Miya Williams FayneKayla DeSouza entered the MSCLE program knowing exactly what she wanted to do and now she is doing just that. DeSouza dreamed of working at an afterschool arts nonprofit and currently she is a fellow at The People’s Music School in Chicago.“I am very passionate about where I work and our mission,”

Students Get Career Advice from WCAS Alumni in the Arts Panel

By Cameron Kong “What are you going to do with your classic music major?” Classical guitarist Bryan Albert got this question often during his time as an undergraduate at Northwestern. Yet, as a freelance artist and touring musician, Bryan’s passion for music remains unabated almost a decade after graduation. “I wake up in the morning