Academy Student Highlights Week 5
It is the last week of the Academy and here our final 3 students to highlight (click on their names to read their full bios):
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
School: Florida State University
What made you want to pursue a career in music?
After listening to Lee Morgan for the first time, I knew that I wanted to pursue a career in music
Hometown: West Palm Beach, Florida
School: University of Miami
Where do you see yourself as an artist in 10 years?
I hope to be touring and performing music that inspires me.
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
What’s your favorite era of music and why?
I don’t think era is really the best defining factor of music, I think there are people that have been ahead of their time all eras, and people who stick strongly to tradition in every era. That being said recently, I like artists that try to break down some perceived barriers in music. The 1970’s would be a time in history where a lot of people were doing this, as is the current era.
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