ISYM Hip-Hop

Program Description

ISYM Hip-Hop engages middle and high school students in individual and collaborative creation and performance of original music in a variety of roles and styles. Participants will work in lab, studio, and workshop settings alongside experienced educators and musicians to produce beats, write and record lyrics, and prepare for a live performance at the end of the week. Variable supplemental activities will explore additional elements and foundations of hip-hop culture.

ISYM Hip-Hop


For students completing grades 5-12.
For all middle and high school students interested in creating hip-hop music.


Resident – $675 (includes housing and all meals)
Commuter – $475 (includes lunch M-F only)


Lamont Holden, Co-Coordinator/Instructor
University of Illinois

Adam Kruse, Co-Coordinator/Instructor
University of Illinois

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