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Saturday, July 24 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Hip-Hop, Technology and the Popular Music Curriculum

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Hip-Hop, Technology and the Popular Music Curriculum
Although hip-hop producers innovated and created many of our modern “in-the-box” production techniques, hip-hop music has been largely sidelined in popular music programs. Only recently have educators begun to adopt “hip-hop ensembles" in curricula which have - to date - favored classical ensembles, electro-acoustic music, pop, and rock. Join Leslie Gaston-Bird and Prince Charles Alexander for a discussion on techniques you can incorporate in your hip hop performance pedagogy, and an exploration of the methods being used to fight the stigma of hip-hop as a teaching tool.

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Leslie Gaston-Bird

Owner, Mix Messiah Productions
Leslie Gaston-Bird (AMPS, MPSE) is author of the book "Women in Audio", part of the AES Presents series and published by Focal Press (Routledge). She is a voting member of the Recording Academy (The Grammys®) and its P&E (Producers and Engineers) Wing. Currently, she is a freelance... Read More →
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Prince Charles Alexander

Professor Music Production/Engineering, Berklee College of Music
Prince Charles Alexander is a 3x Grammy winning, multi-platinum music producer, mixing engineer and professor at Berklee College of Music where he created the Commercial Record Production curriculum and co-authored the Vocal Production course for Berklee Online. He has taught at NYU’s... Read More →

Saturday July 24, 2021 10:30am - 11:30am CDT
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