MEET THE EXPERT: Riton

A VPAC EDUCATION SERIES

December 2, 2020 1:00 pm

Ticket Prices
  • FREE VIRTUAL EVENT
MEET THE EXPERT: Riton

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Recommended for grades 6 – 12

RITON, Grammy-Award-Winning Recording Artist, DJ & Producer: Henry Smithson, best known by his stage name Riton, is an English electronic music DJ and producer. Kicking off his career in dance music during the 1990s, this initiated his big success with the label Switch Recordings. In 2016, Riton hit chart success with the track “Rinse & Repeat”; the track featured vocals from Kah-Lo. Make sure to check out Grammy-Award-Winning DJ and Producer, Riton!


ABOUT MEET THE EXPERTS: LEARN ABOUT THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY—FIRST HAND!
As part of a career-preparedness series, learn about the entertainment industry and the different opportunities available to those inspired by the arts! From performing on stage to production and management, there is a lot more to learn than meets the eye as an audience member. This series will consist of performers and professionals that represent many genres and those who make it happen. Meet the Expert will provide an eye opening opportunity to understand the everyday practices of professionals in the theater world. The sessions are aimed towards 6th -12th graders across Eagle County. Meet the Expert aims to reach a new age bracket, not normally served by STARS, reaching out to middle and high school students with insightful information for career development or inspiration. The VPAC will present artists and professionals who will lead a 45-60 minute session where they talk about their career, combined with a presentation or performance and live Q&A.

WHERE: A Zoom livestream event — enjoy it from your home or classroom.
WHAT: Educational sessions exploring the many opportunities in the entertainment industry.
WHEN: Select Wednesday’s at 1:00pm MST. Each session will last approximately 40-60 minutes.
WHO: The series is designed for Eagle County students 6th – 12th grade.
COST: FREE! Limited to the first 500 students.
REGISTER: Registration required. Email amahn@vvf.org to get zoom link.

MEET THE EXPERT LINEUP:
NOV 4 | 1PM Trace Bundy, “The Acoustic Ninja”: Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter
NOV 18 | 1PM Nevin Steinberg, Hamilton’s Sound Designer
DEC 2 | 1PM Riton, Grammy-Award-Winning Recording Artist, DJ & Producer
DEC 16 | 1PM David Shifrin, Lincoln Center Classical Musician (Clarinetist)
JAN 6 | 1PM Eric Amada, Artist Agent, Founder: Arts Management Associates
JAN 13 | 1PM Leslie Stevens, Singer-Songwriter (jazz, country, folk)
JAN 27 | 1PM Kayla Catan, Actress-Singer-Writer

Registration required, email amahn@vvf.org to get zoom link • Learn more at www.vilarpac.org/STARS

Ticketing

Ticketing: FREE for the first 500 Registrations. Registration required, email amahn@vvf.org to get zoom link


 

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