Achievements

The Department of Music Industry Studies is proud of the achievements and research of its students, faculty, and staff. Explore some of our accomplishments below:

Chloe Matera (‘15): Pitchfork Media Employee

After graduating with a degree in English: Film and Digital Media from Loyola (and a minor in Music Industry Studies), Chloe turned her passions into an internship with Pitchfork Media, a Chicago-based online music magazine devoted to music journalism, news, album reviews, and feature stories.

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Neil Bertheir (‘15): Singer and Guitarist of Donovan Wolfington

Neil is a singer and guitarist of Donovan Wolfington, a punk band he co-founded with fellow alum Matthew Seferian during his freshman year at Loyola that is touring nationwide.

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Matthew Seferian (‘15): Singer and Guitarist of Donovan Wolfington

Matt is a singer and guitarist of Donovan Wolfington, a punk band he co-founded with fellow alum Neil Berthier during his freshman year at Loyola that is touring nationwide.

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Jack McClain (‘08): Director of Photography and Lead Camera Operator for The BMP Film Company

Since 2012, Jack has worked as Director of Photography and Lead Camera Operator for The BMP Film Company, a Chicago-based production outfit specializing in full production for commercial films and live event coverage.

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Julie Wischan (’14): Lead Vocalist for The Fake Carls

Julie is currently the lead vocalist of The Fake Carls, a New Orleans-based pop-rock band. Originally started in 2011 as an acoustic duo with co-founder and fellow alum Steven Panacek, the two added bassist Caleb Gallops, drummer Sean Lemkey, and James Gillum on trumpet.

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Reid Martin ('09): Co-founder of Simple Play Management and Director of Artist Management

Reid co-founded Simple Play Management in 2006 with fellow alum and current adjunct Michael Twillman, where he currently serves as Director of Artist Management.

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Nick Thomas (‘08): Owner of Republic Nightclub

Nick is now owner of the club and concert venue, which can accommodate up to one thousand guests. Featuring music, cocktails, and entertainment of all kinds, Republic aims to be “stylish, elegant, sophisticated; artistically credible, yet approachable.”

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Noah Adams (‘11): Leader of The Dirty Bourbon River Show

Since 2009, Noah has been the leader of The Dirty Bourbon River Show, a New Orleans big brass circus rock that currently tours nationwide, playing year-round at festivals and venues.

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Loyola Student Film Awarded First Place at 2017 Shakespeare Film Festival

Loyola senior Caterina Picone developed her short film, Ophelia, at Loyola; she and co-director Nick Ramey, a Loyola junior, will ...

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Ethan Rosenberg: Google's Associate Account Strategist

Google recruited Ethan prior to graduation to work as an Associate Account Strategist. He now helps to tech giant cultivate relationships with small- and medium-sized businesses across the globe.

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