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Hip-Hop Music Ed Symposium 2018

  • University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana (Levi Faculty Center) 919 West Illinois Street Urbana, IL, 61801 United States (map)

PHILOSOPHY OF HIP-HOP: collage, sample, loop and hook

Jarritt Sheel is currently an assistant professor of Music Education at the Berklee College of Music, where he teaches various education courses, applied trumpet, and works with Dr. Toki Wright in developing their hip-hop Studies program. He has toured internationally, worked with thousands of students in high school band programs. He previously taught in the Music Education program at NYU-Steinhardt, as well as Critical Theory, Art History, and Democracy courses for the CUNY system. He is currently an Ensemble Director for the high school jazz academy at JALC. He is a doctoral candidate at Teachers College, in the Music & Music Education, and his research focuses on hip-hop, CRT and culturally relevant practices in music education.