Josh Allen




Music Performance

What was the first thing that came to your mind as I introduced myself?

“I figured I was getting kicked out of the practice room.”

What do you want to do with your degree?

“I want to go into grad school. Then work on it from there.”

Where are you from?


Why are you here at USM?

“The terrific music program.”

What’s your favorite thing about classes?

“The size. I like a small school.”

What’s the worst thing about classes?

“Everything else.”

Do you have any roommates?

“Yeah, two.”

Do you like roommates?

“Yeah, I like these two. But I’ve had some shitty ones in the past.”

Are you a night owl or an early bird?

“I like the morning. I can get stuff done before the rest of the world gets moving.”

What do you do for fun?

“Don’t have time. But anything outdoors.”

What’s the worst dating experience you’ve ever had?

“Last summer. I was 22. This girl and I were cuddled up and she started talking about wanting to go home to her parents.”

What’s your favorite spot at USM?

“It sure as hell ain’t a practice room.”

Are you in any clubs, sports or activities at USM?

“No. I live right here in Corthell Hall.”

If you could start a club at USM, what would it be?

“Hiking Club.”

What would make this school even better?

“More parking.”

Any advice for USM students?

“Don’t pick a major your first year.

What was the hardest thing about this interview?

“I was afraid I was going to move my horn and knock the camera out of your hand.”


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