https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/60ba84492ff2e8420002e163 Online event
700 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116
Innovation, Lectures & Conferences, Music, Performing Arts, Social Good, Virtual & Streaming
Join the Boston Public Library for this inclusive program about providing music events for and by teens. Panelists will talk about the importance of running effective programs, the need for innovative and creative programming for teen audiences, with special attention given to virtual spaces, and provide guidance to community and library representatives on how to interpret and promote the wants and needs of teen musicians, performers, artists, and all-around visionaries. BPL President David Leonard and BPL Teen Technology Coordinator Christopher Jacobs with serve as moderators for this informative, instructive, and inspiring discussion!
This program will happen over Zoom webinar. People who are interested in attending are kindly asked to register at the following page:
Ritse Adefolalu, Youth Librarian, BPL Lower Mills Branch
Red Shaydez, Artist Development Director, The Hip Hop Transformation
David “Lightfoot” Bellow, Audio Engineer, The Hip Hop Transformation
Anthony “Hamstank” Hamoui, Independent Audio Producer, BPL Mentor
All panelists were winners of our Statewide Teen Music Maker Showdown, the footage of which can be viewed at the bottom of this listing.
M’Zariah Starr (The LOOP), Dorchester, 1st place
Marcia Bibbins (The LOOP), Dorchester, 1st place
Jessica Barco Guerra (Nayely), Chelsea, 2nd place
Jamie Leslie (Jamie Glover), Brookline, 3rd place
Following the conversation, there will be a Q&A session and musical performances by teens. We hope to see you there! In the meantime, feel welcome to watch the recording of the BPL's Teen Music Maker Showdown: https://youtu.be/BUgVcpGUuH0.