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Partnered with the Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the Kelley School of Business, Project Jumpstart offers high-impact programming, including career development and entrepreneurship workshops, and networking events.

The student-led project is part of the Jacobs School of Music's Office of Entrepreneurship and Career Development.

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Jumpstart Entrepreneur of the Month

Sara Caswell

Sara CaswellMeet Sara Caswell, Project Jumpstart’s
November Entrepreneur of the Month!

Critically acclaimed violinist and Jacobs alumna Sara Caswell is defining what it means to be a multi-stylistic musician. Her solo and ensemble performing have led her around the world—from university concert halls, to jazz clubs, bluegrass gatherings, and everything in between.

Her teaching includes equally varied arenas ranging the Manhattan School of Music, Mark O’Connor String Camps, Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops, Indiana University String Academy, and a private studio. Sara’s eclectic mastery and diverse exposure exemplify what carving out a career looks like at a time where musical genre becomes less relevant.

Read on for a look into the life of an artist boldly defining and defying genres!

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