Ashna Pathan, a senior Music for New Media student, has been selected for the Television Academy Foundation’s 2021 Summer Fellows program. The Television Academy Foundation’s annual Internship Program provides 50 internships, at top Hollywood studios and production companies, to college students nationwide. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year the Television Academy Foundation offers the students the chance to either intern remotely or enroll as a Summer Fellow. The Summer Fellows Program includes virtual one-on-one visits with professionals in a student’s field of study, online panels with leaders in the television industry, and customized seminars covering personal brand building and navigating the job market ahead.
Assistant Professor in Music for New Media Chris Kennedy has been granted a 2020 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award for “Discovering the Benefits of Interactive Music on Fine Motor Control Therapy,” a project with Arnold Gomez (Medicine).
Music for New Media student Ashna Pathan has been selected as a finalist in the Television Academy (Emmy Awards) internship program. If awarded, the program would have her working with a top-tier TV composer for 8 weeks over the summer.
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Interview by Judith Lloyd
Ashna Pathan discovered her love of music listening to her father’s favorite albums. At 5 years old, she wanted to join a rock band. Her mother enrolled her in classical piano lessons. By middle school, she’d found her primary instrument in the clarinet. Now a sophomore in the inaugural Music for New Media program at Peabody, she intends to score for film and television. During her first year, she collaborated with MFA filmmaking student Qianhui Zhang from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) to score his thesis film Golden Apple. More…