If you want to become a lawyer, you go to law school. And if you want to be a doctor, it's medical school. How about if you want to be a music industry professional? That was the question Dwight Heckelman grappled with for years during his own successful career in the music industry.
On Saturday, April 28, Gateway Film Center will debut “Homegrown: Becoming a Music City,” a documentary created by students at Groove U.
As many students start off college this year, their first class is likely not on how to get a job four or two years later. But for Dwight Heckelman, founder and director of Groove U, a music industry program located in Victorian Village, that’s his two-year-old school’s priority.
Dwight Heckelman couldn’t find the music school he’d wanted to attend, so he opened one in Columbus.
Two years ago, Sam Gwin was wide awake at 7 a.m., the day of student orientation at Ohio State, and he wasn’t sure he wanted to go.