How does an engineer reinvent himself? One possible answer: at art school.
In 1996, just a year after graduating from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in civil engineering, Bruce King-Shey felt lost.
A lifelong musician, he switched tracks from engineering to take an entry-level job at the Annapolis Symphony. But when his career in arts management began to feel stalled, he wasn’t sure where he should turn next.
His circuitous career path offers much insight into how an arts education can unlock hidden talents.