SATURDAY STAFF STORIES:
Q: What is your position at MCG Jazz?
A: Production Assistant/Administrative Assistant – Senior Level.
Q: How long have you been with MCG Jazz?
A: I’ve been with MCG Jazz full time since the beginning of January 2022. I also did some freelance production work here starting at the beginning of this most recent season.
Q: Why did you join MCG Jazz?
A: From the first show I worked here, I was hooked on the experience of bringing this world class talent into such an intimate setting while maintaining a no-compromises production. It’s really a one-of-a-king thing!
Q: What do you do at MCG Jazz?
A:I have the sampler platter of jobs here. I am the production assistant and administrative assistant, so I end up doing a little bit of everything.”
Q: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
A: "If you’re afraid to push buttons, you should not work here. You’re only going to learn by breaking stuff and then fixing it.” Not from this job, but still quite applicable here and many other technical jobs.
Q: What do you love most about what you do?
A: I love seeing people experience and really be immersed in a performance by an artist they love and know I had a part in building that experience.
Q: Tell us a surprising or a fun fact about you.
A: I am a certified flagger. 👷
Q: What type of jazz is your favorite to listen to/play?
A: Fusion, right now.
Q: Who is an artist you want to see perform at MCG Jazz and why?
A: Snarky Puppy, they’re my first taste of jazz.