Remixing General Music


Remixing General Music

Saint Viator High School | 2019 Digital Music Workshop for Educators

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Come and explore new ways of teaching music from our remarkable guest speakers and breakout sessions. You will leave this workshop with a practical and theoretical understanding of digital music concepts and resources. All backgrounds are welcome, and please feel free to bring any type of device with you (iPad, MacBook, Chromebook, etc.)!


Here are some helpful details about our upcoming workshop:

Saint Viator High School
1213 E Oakton Street
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
You should enter the south parking lot via Dryden Avenue and park near Fr. Louis Querbes Hall (Door 10S). Our event will begin in Fr. Louis Querbes Hall.
Registration Process:
Upon entry to Fr. Louis Querbes Hall, you will be greeted by one of our volunteers, and this is where you will receive your name tag. We are able to take walk-ins for this event! We will have coffee and other items available in the morning courtesy of Bob Rogers Travel. 
Lunch will be provided. We will have sandwiches and salad from McAllister's Deli.
What to Bring:
Please have your IEIN number available if you intend on receiving ISBE credit. If possible, bring a device with you and most importantly, bring an open mind and a willingness to participate!


8:00 – 10:20 a.m. — GROUP SESSIONS

8:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Welcome – Vince Genualdi

8:15 – 8:55 a.m.


“They Don’t Think It Be Like It Is, But It Do”:
Teacher Concerns about Hip-Hop and Music Education

Adam Kruse, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


9:00 – 9:40 a.m.



Music’s All We Got: A Story of a High School Hip Hop Course

Brandon Catt, Glenbard East High School




9:45 – 10:15 a.m.


Exploring Informal Music Learning

Vince Genualdi, Saint Viator High School

10:15 – 10:25 a.m. — COFFEE BREAK AND CHATTING!
10:25 – 11:30 a.m. — BREAK OUT SESSIONS

10:25 – 10:55 a.m.   

Option A:  Sampling: A Lesson from Julie Andrews

Vince Genualdi, Saint Viator High School



Option B:  #DAWLife



11:00 – 11:30 a.m.   


Option A:  Beat 1: First Steps in Teaching Production

Miles Comiskey, Lane Tech College Prep High School




Option B:  Rap and Freestyling

Adam Kruse


11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. — LUNCH - Provided
12:15 – 1:40 p.m. — GROUP SESSIONS

12:15 – 12:55 p.m.



Unpacking: A Hip-Hop Philosophy

Jarritt Sheel, Berklee College of Music




1:00 – 1:40 p.m.


"Really?!! Me teach hip-hop????" 

Maud Hickey, Northwestern University




1:40 – 1:55 p.m. — COFFEE BREAK
1:55 – 3:00 p.m. — BREAK OUT SESSIONS

1:55 – 2:25 p.m.         

Option A: I Think I Heard You: Critically Listening to Hip-Hop

Jarritt Sheel


Option B:  #DAWLife



2:30 – 3:00 p.m.         


Option A: Free Improvisation in the Music Theory Class

Matt Karnstedt, Libertyville High School




Option B: Alternative Controllers and Introduction to Synthesis  

Sigi Mueller 

3:05 – 3:40 p.m. — GROUP SESSION: Live Audio Mixing/Sound Board
3:40 – 3:45 p.m. — WRAP UP!


There will be door prizes from!


Official ISBE credit will be available at this event.