Lisa LaFountaine ’19
Music and Sound Recording Major Sets Sights on Film Industry
For as long as she can remember Lisa LaFountaine ’19 has envisioned herself becoming an independent record label owner. Soon after arriving at the University of New Haven, she discovered that while she enjoyed her music industry classes, she fell in love with her music and sound recording courses.
She is now pursuing a double major in music industry and music and sound recording. “I think both degrees will set me apart and help me excel in the future,” she says.
The University has helped me define success by becoming an independent learned and enabling me to take charge of my future.
During her junior year, she spent a semester participating in the University’s study-away program in Nashville, where the University has a partnership with Blackbird Studios, one of the top recording studios in the world. An internship she secured at the Nashville-based Digital Audio Post – a postproduction audio company that specializes in audio for TV and film – helped her discover her passion for audio in cinema.
“My dream job is to do some sort of mixing in post-production of film in score, in Foley or in sound effects,” she says. “The University has helped me define success by becoming an independent learned and enabling me to take charge of my future.”