Saudi-Ecuadorian artist Mishaal draws inspiration from his cultures’ musical traditions

In his senior year in high school, rising Saudi-Ecuadorian artist Mishaal had the enviable dilemma of choosing between two prestigious universities and two of his biggest passions: It was either engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), or music at New York University's Clive Davis Institute for Recorded Music. He was torn. Computer science fascinated him as much as music did. But then, a personal tragedy struck---and one that ultimately led him to a decision. "It was hard. During my last year in school in Jordan, where I lived for a while, I lost two close friends of mine. They passed away. But, at a time like that, I realized that the only thing that cou...Keep on reading: Saudi-Ecuadorian artist Mishaal draws inspiration from his cultures’ musical traditions

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