From DJ to Def Jam

Elie Lamaze­rolles, AMD’15, recently com­pleted a co-​​op with Island Def Jam Music Group—a job that appealed to him because of his musical roots as a disc jockey in Europe.

The artist behind the MFA’s sound

Thanks to expe­ri­en­tial learning and deter­mi­na­tion, North­eastern alumna Jas­mine Hagans is living her dream as curator of lec­tures, courses, and con­certs at the Museum of Fine Arts, where she’s building its con­cert profile.

Music, race, and the White House

Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.

Music festival creates a bang in Bangor

The Kah­Bang Music Fes­tival, founded by North­eastern alumnus Tim Lo and held annu­ally in Bangor, Maine, empha­sizes the impor­tance of dis­covery by focusing on ‘what’s next’ rather than ‘what’s now’ in music, art, and film.

Don’t stop the music

Music industry major Caitlyn Dougher drew thou­sands of con­cert­goers to an annual music fes­tival in Reyk­javik, Ice­land, through a five-​​month social media campaign.

Turntable gives vinyl a new spin

A low-​​cost, high-​​quality turntable devel­oped by a North­eastern grad­uate with the finan­cial sup­port of IDEA has raised more than $100,000 on the crowd­sourcing web­site Kickstarter.

The art of entrepreneurship

Four stu­dents and alumni received Entre­pre­neurial Spirit Awards from the Col­lege of Arts, Media, and Design for chan­neling their cre­ativity and lead­er­ship skills through film, the­ater, music, and architecture.