Mickey Smith Jr. presented his See the Sound master class at Madison Middle School in Miami on Monday, April 10, 2023 An educator, encourager and musician, he inspires children and adults through his unique motivational mixture of music and message.
At the HAPCO master class, he performed as well as discuss how students can discover and “level up” their sound on their instrument – as well as the sound every individual brings to the life they live. He also donated a copy of his children’s book KEEP ON GOING to the school.
The master class was hosted by Madison Middle School’s Principal Anthony Simons and Band Director Schelvin Robinson.
HAPCO master classes are funded by Florida Lottery and The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation.
For details about Florida Lottery’s Bright Futures Scholarship Program, visit http://www.flalottery.com/brightfutures
For info on The Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation – the Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend is Nov 2-5 in Daytona Beach – visit https://www.floridasmoothjazz.com
Mickey has been named Teacher of the Year seven times and he received the 2020 GRAMMY® Music Educator Award.
An international keynote speaker and presenter, he also teaches full-time at The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida. Through his love for music, Mickey blends the roles of educator and entertainer to create a dynamic experience that entertains, educates and elevates everyone to excellence.
Through his educational program for educators, he is dedicated to helping educators discover their sound. He encourages others to keep on going, no matter what the classroom challenge may be. For details about his Educator-Encouragement album and podcast SEE THE SOUND and his KEEP ON GOING TOUR of keynotes and concerts, visit https://mickeysmithjr.com.