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Master Package Graduate destined for great things

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Miles Campbell presented the “Superstar” Award at Fall 2018 Graduation for being the first student to complete all eight programs It was a special day for 19 year old Miles Campbell as he walked up to the stage to accept a “Superstar” award for being the first student at Slam Academy to complete and graduate […]

Lazerbeak to teach Music Industry Program

Hip Hop Producer from Minneapolis joins Slam Academy Family Slam Academy is excited to announce an addition to the instructor roster.  Joining us this November is Lazerbeak, lead instructor for our upcoming Music Industry program.   Aaron Mader, known professionally as Lazerbeak, is a Minneapolis-based artist and hip hop producer. Aside from being a founding member of […]

Spreading the word of Slam Academy and more; My role as Special Projects Manager

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By Kyle Goodrich (Guest Blogger, Slam Academy Instructor / Staff / Alum) If you’ve ever spent time at our main campus in Minneapolis, it’s very likely that you don’t need a formal introduction to who I am, but for those of you who haven’t, I will gladly give you a quick one. My name is […]

David Birrow awarded Innovation in Music Education Award

Teacher, Clinician & Percussionist, David Birrow leads by example David Birrow has been named the first recipient of Slam Academy’s new annual Innovation in Music Education Award for being a leader in implementing technology in every class as a way to empower his students to create, learn and communicate. Birrow will receive the award during a […]

Advisory Board Member Releases New Solo Album

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Gregory Taylor, longtime electronic musician and Madison radio host, releases new solo album, “Randstad” As a live improviser, Gregory Taylor has been recording electronic works since the late 1970s, but is also well known for his radio show, RTQE, on Madison’s WORT-FM since 1986. Currently, Taylor works for Cycling ’74, developer of the widely used […]