Convergence Academies
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Follow Up: New Year, New Tunes!

As she pulls me back to the production studio excitedly, she talks about how much progress she’s made. Once we’re there, she shows me how she marked up her practice sheets with “Hard" “Impossible" ...

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Creative Tribes Forming

A small group of young artists has been coming together a few times a week in the production studio of the Digital Atelier to work on song writing, recording, composition and arrangement. The group ...

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New Year New Tunes

A student shows an interest in learning the guitar. Though its missing two strings, she is happy to get started. We start by tuning it first. After she gets the hang of watching the note go flat and ...

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Animate Create

Ashley commandeers the screen-“Look at what I made!" She offers up an animated music video she worked on for a korean rapper she met through her father’s connections. Ashley is interested in video ...

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Lights Camera Action!

Justin walks in the room and grabs a marker. “There’s something I want to write," he says. I follow him outside to the small whiteboard at our door. He jots something quickly and then steps back to ...

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Everyday People

Carver works on his resume. He tells me about his experiences working in New York as a street promoter for his dad's medical practice, about how he wants to go to the university of Tampa and shows me ...

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Resuming the Resume

Justin has chosen today to work on his resume. He opens up canva.com per Sean’s recommendation. After sometime trying to do it alone, Justin decides he would be better focused if he were near Sean ...

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New student!

Brenda walks into the room, brought in by Santana, shy due to this being her third day in Tilden and due to the fact that she only speaks limited english. After explaining what this space is and ...

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