Alumni Stories

At IPR, we are very proud of our graduates. These hardworking and talented individuals have proven that they can pursue an educational goal and see it through to its completion, despite any challenges they had to face along the way.

Successful Minneapolis Graduates Join IPR’s DIY 360

A panel of IPR alumni working in Minneapolis talk about their experiences post-graduation. Panelists include Youa Vang (City Pages, Adam Levy, Chris Koza, Rogue Valley), Michael Fisher (Sway Heavy, Matthew 18), Noah Hollander (The Pearl Recording Studio), and Dillon Marcus (Communist Daughter, Junebug and Edward the Confessor). DIY 360 is a recurring event at IPR …

Audio Production Graduate Michael Berry Event Lighting and Live Sound Professional

When IPR first approached Michael Berry about a Graduate Success Story, he was totally on board. It took several weeks for us to connect for the interview because Michael was finishing his busy season as an event lighting tech in Las Vegas. Oddly enough slow season hits Vegas around late spring, which is when Michael …

Audio Production Graduate Christopher Lee Hard at Work with Sound Image and Kellie Pickler

At IPR, audio production is a serious passion for us. We try hard to cultivate an educational culture that values both the technical and the creative while working hard to instill in our students a realistic music industry perspective and a strong work ethic. Not everyone is going to win a Grammy award for their …

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