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Young Virgin Islanders are about to get a chance of a lifetime by registering for the first Virgin Islands Hip-Hop event of its kind. G-Clef Music Academy is presenting an exciting one-day online music technology workshop, featuring Google coaches from BreakBeatCode at the U.S. Virgin Islands Virtual Hip Hop Hackathon, which will be held on Saturday, October 24th, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Special national and local music guests will also be featured during this event. Young USVI residents, ages 10 to 18, who are interested in participating should register early, because only the FIRST 50 eligible participants will be accepted.

We are looking for young residents of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix and Water Island in 5th to 12th grade (ages 10 to 18) to participate in this FREE online workshop that will be presented on ZOOM. BreakBeatCode will teach participants how to build beats, write their own program, and remix their own original music tracks for a live DJ set!  

What is BreakBeatCode?
BreakBeatCode teaches future leaders to code, collaborate and create, opening up a world of possibilities as artist engineers. BreakBeatCode coaches are a collection of professionals in music and technology, including singers, rappers, producers, and entrepreneurs. These coaches want to inspire and teach students the skills, habits and mindset they will need to pursue their dreams while creating opportunities to build their social capital.

The first Hip Hop Hackathon live stream was launched in New York in August of this year with great success. Calvin Pinney, a BreakBeatCode Coach, who is from the Virgin Islands and was instrumental in launching the program said, "I thought this would be a great program for the youth of the Virgin Islands to explore the intersection between art, science and technology. It would give them an opportunity to build comfort in using video conferencing and collaborative technology tools that will enable them to adapt to the new normal. I also hope to inspire a new group of artist engineers and students that would like to take their technical abilities and skills to the next level. Remote job opportunities are on the rise and I hope this inspires a new wave of job opportunities of remote workers in the Virgin Islands. This event is a ground floor opportunity for young Virgin Islanders to advance in a new career in the tech industry that is relevant for these times."

​The USVI Hip Hop Hackathon includes very interactive virtual workshops that provide hands-on experience with coaches, so there are LIMITED SEATS. G-Clef Music Academy Director, James H. Gumbs, Jr., said, "I believe that this virtual event will be a valuable asset to the U.S. Virgin Islands' youth. It is a technological extension of how music can touch young lives. Please be quick about entering your registration form. We are looking for the first 50 eligible participants who have registered for this dynamic event!"

To reserve your seat, please click on the link below to complete your registration with your parent's/guardian's permission. 

DEADLINE for submitting your registration is October 22, 2020.  

You must have a ZOOM app account in order to participate in this online presentation.  Once you complete the registration form, and you're accepted, you will be emailed the ZOOM online link for the USVI Hip Hop Hackathon.

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW TO REGISTER FOR USVI HIP HOP HACKATHON!

For more information about the USVI Virtual Hip Hop Hackathon, please contact G-Clef Music Academy at (340) 344-6449.
G-Clef Music Academy presents
USVI Virtual Hip Hop Hackathon
G-Clef Music Academy announces this
FREE special virtual event on ZOOM
featuring Google Coaches from BreakBeatCode and Special Guests
Saturday, October 24, 2020
10:00am to 3:00pm
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Attention youth, ages 10 to 18, who live on St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, or Water Island in the U.S. Virgin Islands! Have you longed for the opportunity to have your beats heard? G-Clef Music Academy is presenting an amazing FREE virtual event on ZOOM featuring Google Coaches from BreakBeatCode on Saturday, October 24, from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  Only FIRST 50 eligible registrants can participate, so register early online! 

Click the link below to register!

DEADLINE to Register:  October 22, 2020
Calling all USVI youth, ages 10 to 18, here's your chance 
to build your beats! 
USVI Virtual Hip Hop Hackathon
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Calvin Pinney, Google Chrome Enterprise Specialist (NYC/East Coast Region) 
and BreakBeatCode Coach 
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Did you know 
that G-Clef Music Academy provides in person and online music lessons for children and adults on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix? 

Whether you're 3 to 93, G-Clef Music Academy can teach you how to play an instrument in the style of music that you LOVE.

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