Tag: Mark Katz
I often marvel at—and am grateful for—the unexpected places my career has taken me, and as a graduate student, or even as a junior faculty member not so long ago, I would never have imagined a future with a week like this. More specifically, I never expected either to be in the public eye or collaborating with musicians.
It was not all policy for Mark Katz, director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, when he met with new UNC System president Margaret Spellings on Tuesday, March 22, as part of the president’s tour of UNC schools.
At a gathering in the 1789 Venture Lab in downtown Chapel Hill, Katz first described how, as a music professor, the idea of creating the Beat Making Lab came from teaching a course on arts entrepreneurship.