Grace Weber's Music Lab

88Nine Radio Milwaukee's monthly music education and talent accelerator program for Greater Milwaukee area students. Students have the opportunity to learn about the music industry through featured guests while building relationships with their peers.

Grace Weber's Music Lab: Program Trailer (2019-09-04) by Lucas Seidel88Nine Radio Milwaukee

An overview of the Grace Weber's Music Lab program.

Music Lab Discussion with Victoria Canal and Andrew Leib (2019-11-22) by Gabriella Cisneros88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Artist Interviews

Each Music Lab begins with an interview and Q&A session with the featured guests. The discussion is based around a unique topic catered to the guests' experience such as music production, women in the music industry, management, etc.

Greater Milwaukee Area Students Listening to a Discussion (2019-11-22) by Gabriella Cisneros88Nine Radio Milwaukee

The students range from all ages of high school and middle school, coming from across the greater Milwaukee area school district.

Student Performer Guitarist (2019-09-27) by Gabriella Cisneros88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Open Mic Session

Each discussion is followed with an Open Mic session for student performers. Suggestions and observations are then made by the featured guests

Student Performer Lil Chong (2019-05-31) by Lucas Seidel88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Student performances cover nearly every genre of music and even included exhibition of music production skills and spoken word.

Grace Weber's Music Lab: Summerfest Performances (2019-07-02) by Lucas Seidel88Nine Radio Milwaukee

To end the 2018-19 school year, six student acts were chosen to represent the Grace Weber's Music Lab program and performed in front of a Summerfest audience at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage.

Milwaukee Hip-Hop Artist Klassik (2020-02-28) by Claire Neville88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Guest Performances

Featured guests end the lab with a workshop or performance based on their artistic preference in order to engage with the students musically.

Trinity Grace (2019-05-31) by Lucas Seidel88Nine Radio Milwaukee

The Goal

Believing that collaboration through music and art is critical to bridging the divides in Milwaukee communities, the Music Lab gives youth a space to create, be heard, and feel valued. The hope is that through new friendships and collaboration, these divides can be erased.

Grace Weber's Music Lab Overview and Testimonials (2019-12-17) by Lucas Seidel88Nine Radio Milwaukee

An overview of the program and it's structure with narration from Music Education Director B~Free and testimonials from student performers and featured guests on why the lab is important.

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