February 2019 Meeting – Music’s Future

Register for the February 14th meeting.

Our second local flavor dive of the SciTech documentary series Liquid Science will cover how technology is impacting music in “Music’s Future”. The episode explores how technology has opened new doors and may ultimately make music better than ever.

Join us on Th, 2/14 as we explore ways in which technology and the evolution of the “digital studio” are influencing the future of music and those who create it.

Our discussion will be led by two music and education professionals from the Chicago area with deep ties to the disability community.

Benjamin “Benji” Daniels is a freelance bassist with a degree in Bass Performance from the renowned Berklee College of Music. He is an independent educator in music theory and conservatory preparation for young musicians seeking to develop a career in the field. Benji has a focus on working with young people from resource-challenged communities to provide both a social and professional outlet in their lives.

Matt Maher is the Music Therapist, Music Instructor and Essential Math Instructor at Coeur Academy in Olivette, Missouri specializing in instruction for students with learning disabilities in a small classroom environment. Matt is degreed in Music Science with a concentration in Classical Guitar and is studying for his Masters in Arts and Teaching. He has taught the Suzuki method to children and is the instructor for the Experience the Arts program at the Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairment where he runs a teen group that focuses on building independence. Matt is the lead guitarist for rockabilly band 4th City out of St. Louis, MO.

February 14, 2019
5-7:00 p.m.

Aon Tower
Microsoft Technology Center
200 E Randolph Street, 2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60601

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