Soul Science Lab
About Chen Lo
Chen Lo is a multi-talented artist, producer, and educator. He has toured extensively performing and conducting music workshops and masterclasses in Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Bahrain, Honduras, Ireland, South Africa, Swaziland, Senegal, Vietnam, and Brazil. In addition, Lo brings over 15+ years of experience to classrooms as an arts educator, having developed and implemented arts education curricula nationally and globally, including with Jazz at Lincoln Center on the Rhythm Road, the August Wilson Center, 651 ARTS, and others. He served as the head of music production for the Academy at Urban Arts Partnership and the musical director for FreshEd, a music integrated academic program for English and Social Studies. He is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of CodeScty, a startup that uses Hip-Hop to teach computer science concepts. Chen Lo holds a Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University in Media Studies and an interdisciplinary Masters from New York University in Art and Social Change. He continues to make great music, spread love, and make history.
About Asante Amin
Asante Amin is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and musician educator. With over 13+ years of experience as a teaching artist, Amin has taught, lectured and facilitated interactive musical arts education programs in schools and with numerous community organizations, including music production and songwriting courses at Brownsville Community Justice Center, Urban Arts Partnership, and Family Dynamics. Passionate about history and culture, Asante is known to fuse these elements into his teaching, particularly in his music theory and band programs with Urban Arts Partnership, Family Dynamics, and the Quest Youth Organization. He is the Music Director and a founding member of CodeScty (pronounced Code Society), an interactive learning experience that uses original Hip-Hop music and engaging activities to teach computational thinking and computer science concepts to youth in grades 6-12. A MetLife Meet the Composer award winner, Amin is a musical director ahead of his time.
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