During the summer of 2010, the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Nike and Make Something!! teamed up for a youth-based education program in celebration of the World Basketball Festival which took place in Rucker Park on August, 12. Youth participated in the ultimate design experience working with top designers from Nike, Jordan, and Converse. Workshops were led by world-renowned artists to produce and promote the World Basketball Festival Celebration Event. Among the artists was DJ A-Trak. A-Trak began his career at the age of 15 when he won the 1997 DMC World Championship and has since worked with artists such as Kanye West, Kid Cudi, and Travis Barker.

On Saturday, December 18th DJ A-Trak will lead a music workshop for youth at the Cooper-Hewitt. A-Trak will teach participants how to produce unique sounds to design their very own music track. Using the latest technology to unlock the secrets of famed music producers.

Open to NYC High School Students, ages 14-17. Registration is REQUIRED. For additional information please visit the youth programs page

http://www.cooperhewitt.org/EDU/youth_programs.asp

Saturday, December 18, 2010: 3:30-5:30pm
Cooper-Hewitt, 2 E 91st Street, New York, NY 10128

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