MEET THE TEAM

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Erica Bank:

 

 

President/Founder

 

Erica Bank is a rising junior studying music business, music technology and vocal performance at the Northwestern Bienen School of Music. Erica spends her time listening to classic rock music and DJing electronic house music. She is extremely  passionate about the music industry and is ecstatic to be leading this group of passionate and talented students.

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Sydney Yockey:

 

 

Co-Head of Production

 

Sydney Yockey is a rising junior majoring in Radio/TV/Film and minoring in Chinese and Business Institutions. An aspiring TV showrunner or film producer, she is excited to pursue a career in entertainment after graduation. When she is not organizing a Niteskool crew, you can find her carrying equipment to a film set, practicing with the NU club volleyball team, or binge-watching Jane the Virgin.

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Siddhant Gupta:

 

 

Co-Head of Production

 

Siddhant Gupta is a rising junior studying Radio/Television/Film and Economics with a minor in Business Institutions. Siddhant aspires to work in the entertainment industry and has previously had experience working in Bollywood, where he interned on a feature film and Television commercials. He’s also passionate about soccer, hiking and music festivals.

 

Sage Ressler:

 

 

Head of A &R

 

Sage Ressler is a rising junior double majoring in Radio/Television/Film and History.  When she’s not working as Niteskool’s A&R Rep, she is probably reading a Pitchfork article or watching Almost Famous for the one hundredth time. Sage hopes to make it big in Hollywood one day as a music supervisor, where she can combine her love of music and her love of film—just like she does for Niteskool.

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Luke Holey:

 

 

Head of Marketing

Luke Holey is a rising junior in the School of Communication. He is studying Film, Economics and Marketing. Luke is passionate about film, television, music, and the media industry as a whole. In his free time, Luke loves to write and work on independent graphic design projects. He hopes to enter the entertainment industry after graduation.

Drake Weissman:

 

 

Co-Head of Finance

 

Drake Weissman is an economics and entrepreneurship student and Niteskool’s co-head of business operations. Drake is passionate about music production and seeks to apply his leadership and academic background to allow Niteskool to operate as seamlessly as possible. In his second year at Northwestern, he hopes to leave a lasting impact on the organization and to help Niteskool reach its maximum potential.

 
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Marissa Kaplan:

 

 

Co-Head of Finance

 

Marisa Kaplan is an economics major, a psychology minor, and is pursuing the Segal Design Certificate. Marisa is passionate about music and excited to help student musicians reach a wider audience on campus as a part of Niteskool Productions. Marisa loves attending concerts and music festivals, or just discovering new music on Spotify.

Jeremy Lamstein:

 

 

Head of Legal

 

Jeremy Lamstein is a rising junior who studies Social Policy and Political Science, with a certificate in Entrepreneurship. Jeremy is passionate about navigating the crossroads of law and entertainment, and loves what he is learning through his experience with Niteskool. In his spare time, Jeremy loves attending live concerts, watching live DJ sets, and reading articles about the ever-changing music industry. 

 

Committees

Niteskool operates with three sub-committees--overseen by an executive office--that cater to diverse skillsets and interests.

Executive Office

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PRODUCTION

The production committee specializes in the realization of the bi-weekly live concert series and ultimately our full fledged music video. Members should be creative and experienced, wholly fascinated by Entertainment and its many facets.

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Finance

The committee that likes money, handling it, raising it, and ultimately spending it. You're organized. You're dependable. Have some experience and/or strong ideas about how to go about raising extra funds.

 
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talent

The committee responsible for discovering, contacting, and looking after acts. Members are persistent, well spoken, and intrigued by the interaction of performance and production. Be ready to justify your keep.