James Gandre '81
Profession: President of Manhattan School of Music
Lawrence Degree: Bachelor of Music in Music Performance (Voice)
How did your Lawrence experience prepare you for your current profession?: Lawrence exposed me to a bigger and more encompassing world than I had known earlier in my life. It helped me see possibilities for me personally and for society in general. It taught me about seeking excellence in everything I do, something I try to live each and every day.
What is one piece of advice for prospective students about their time at Lawrence that is important for their lives after Lawrence?: Take advantage of every moment. Your experience at Lawrence can be so varied, so fun, so challenging, and critical to your development as a person and a professional.