Teaching Artists

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KEXP’s Teaching Artists program connects teachers and nonprofit leaders in the Pacific Northwest with professionals working within the music radio industry to enrich curriculum and connect with students. 

Due to COVID-19, this program is temporarily closed for in-person teaching. We are now offering the program for remote learning and virtual classrooms. To apply, please fill out this application



This program is available at no cost to Title I eligible public schools, as capacity allows. 



Classes typically range from 30 minutes to 90 minutes in length, depending on the request. KEXP Teaching Artists function similarly to one-off guest speakers. 



We have teaching artists who are professionals in the following areas:

  • Radio DJing

  • Audio Engineering

  • Videography

  • Music Journalism

  • Broadcast Engineering

  • Music

  • General Music Industry

If you require another type of industry professional working within the music radio industry please specify your area of interest in the Teaching Artist Request Form. We also have capacity to connect students to professionals working within the arts nonprofit sector.

Questions? Contact engagement@kexp.org.



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