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With over ten years of teaching experience in the classroom, Intikana has facilitated workshops and classes for all ages in various disciplines.  Each class is custom tailored to address the needs of the individuals in the group.  Subjects often range from, but not limited to: music, creative writing, poetry, film, theater, performance, college prep, history, freestyle / improvisation, music business, and audio engineering.

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Bancroft Elementary School

This is a music video Intikana's students in Wilmington, Delaware created based off four weeks of writing and recording workshops. In collaboration with Richard Raw and Shah Jannele, Intikana led youth through the "Beyond Those Bars" program presented by Culture Restoration Project, Inc. Workshops co-facilitated with Timaiya NaFear Peak.

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Hear feedback from teachers and students regarding Intikana's classes. Take a deeper look into his sessions...


Intikana spent one year leading Bronx youth at New Visions Charter High School for the Humanities through writing workshops to produce this music video.


Interested in writing an article for The Hunts Point Express, filmmaker Iva Radivojevic visited Intikana's class in The South Bronx and was inspired to direct this short film.

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As a roster artist and educator at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute for over two years, Intikana collaborated with several brass orchestra groups to record four studio albums with youth in New York City.  He has implemented his unique style of music therapy in urban communities throughout the United States, Canada, The Caribbean, Central America, South America, and Africa.  He has conducted annual training at New York University, University of Michigan, and University of Wisconsin - Madison for teachers seeking to engage with Hip-Hop in the classroom.  For one year, Intikana served as Arts Education Specialist at P.S. 7 Brooklyn Elementary School developing original curriculum for 4-8 year olds.



In collaboration with the Jacob Burns Film Center and Media Arts Lab, Intikana led a two-year Poetry / Film program where NYC youth who reside in group homes were able to record and film their own poems / raps in a professional state of the art studio.  Each year, these youth learned to produce and edit their own Poetry / Music videos which were eventually screened in a professional movie theater.



Intikana's workshops have been selected for both short and long-term residencies. He has been responsible for curriculum building and facilitation for both in‐school and after‐school. He has prepared and organized many groups of students for end‐of‐the‐year performances with families, parents, and staff.

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New York University (New York, NY), Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), Columbia University (New York, NY), University of Alaska (Anchorage, AK), University of Wisconsin-Madison (Madison, WI), University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA), University of Washington (Tacoma, WA), Utah State University (Logan, UT), University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM), Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO), Texas State University (San Marcos, TX), University of Chicago (Chicago, IL), DePaul University (Chicago, IL), Northeastern Illinois University (Chicago, IL), University of Illinois, Springfield (Springfield, IL), Michigan State University, (East Lansing, MI), Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti, MI), Binghamton University, (Binghamton, NY), Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ), Clark University (Worcester, MA), Lehman College (Bronx, NY), Hostos Community College (Bronx, NY), Culinary Institute (Poughkeepsie, NY), University of Rochester (Rochester, NY), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY), West Chester University (West Chester, PA), Herkimer County Community College (Herkimer, NY), Alfred University (Alfred, NY), Hartwick College (Oneonta, NY), SUNY Oneonta (Oneonta, NY), SUNY Albany (Albany, NY), SUNY New Paltz (New Paltz, NY), SUNY Purchase (Purchase, NY), SUNY Brockport (Brockport, NY), Borough of Manhattan Community College (New York, NY)


Boys & Girls High School (Brooklyn, NY), Erasmus Hall High School (Brooklyn, NY), St. John's Park & Rec (Brooklyn, NY), Grand Street Campus (Brooklyn, NY), Progress High School (Brooklyn, NY), Grand Street Campus (Brooklyn, NY), Brooklyn Bridge School (Brooklyn, NY), The Brooklyn School for Global Studies (Brooklyn, NY) , DeWitt Clinton High School (Bronx, NY), Walton High School (Bronx, NY), LaGuardia High School (New York, NY), The Beacon School (New York, NY), City College Academy of The Arts (New York, NY), Long Island City High School (Queens, NY), Sydney High School (Sydney, NY), Oneonta High School (Oneonta, NY), Norwich High School (Norwich, NY), Morton East High School (Cicero, IL), Leadership Public School (San Jose, CA), George Washington High School (San Francisco, CA) , Soquel High School (Soquel, CA), Wildwood High School (Los Angeles, CA), York Early College Academy (Jamaica, Queens, NY), Far Rockaway High School – QIRT (Far Rockaway, Queens) , HUM, Kennedy High School – (Bronx, NY)


P.S. 89 (Bronx, NY), P.S. / MS 194 (Bronx, NY), Bronx Charter School For The Arts (Hunts Point, South Bronx), Sydney Middle School (Sydney, NY), Oneonta Middle School (Oneonta, NY), Bronx Academy of Letters (Bronx, NY), Sandcreek Middle School (Albany, NY), Harlem Village Academy (Harlem, NY), Community Action School (New York, NY), Isaac Newton Middle School (El Barrio, NY), St. Frances de Sales School (Ontario, Canada), UFT Charter School (East New York, Brooklyn, NY), United Nations International School (New York, NY), P.S. 7 – Staff: Arts Education Specialist (Brooklyn, NY), PS/MS 161 – Don Pedro Albizu Campus Middle School (Harlem, NY), General D. Chappie James Middle School of Science (Brownville, Brooklyn)​


United African Alliance Community Center (Arusha, Tanzania), Brown Berets Community Center (Watsonville, CA)
United Nations International School (New York, NY), Carnegie Hall (New York, NY), Benedict School of Languages (Quito, Ecuador), Youth Refugee Community Center (Onatario, Canada), MECHA – Movimiento Estudiantil Chicana/o de Aztlan (Madison, WI), COMPAS – Center of Music & Performing Arts Southwest (Detroit, MI), The Point (Bronx, NY), Bronx Museum of The Arts (Bronx, NY), Bronx Council on The Arts (Bronx, NY), Van Nest Library (Bronx, NY), Hunts Point Library (Bronx, NY), Riverdale Library (Bronx, NY), Baychester Library (Co-op City, Bronx, NY), Bronx Civic Scholars (Bronx, NY) Friends of Brook Park (Bronx, NY), El Puente (Brooklyn, NY), Hip-Hop Theater Festival (Brooklyn, NY) City Kids (New York, NY), Batey Urbano (Chicago, IL), CUPE 4400 (Toronto, Canada), Urban Art Beat (New York, NY), La Casa de Cultura (Habana, Cuba), Delaware Art Museum (Wilmington, DE), Jacob Burns Film Center (Pleasantville, NY), RDACBX (Bronx, NY), Bronx River Housing Community Center, Langston Hughes Queens Public Library (Queens, NY), Arverne Queens Public Library (Far Rockaway, Queens, NY), St Frances de Sales School (Toronto, ON)


Riker’s Island (Bronx, NY), Willow Shelter (Bronx, NY), Nelson Shelter (Bronx, NY), Jackson Shelter (Bronx, NY), Belmont (Brooklyn, NY), ICHAN (Brooklyn, NY), Bailey House (Harlem, NY), Bronx Hope – Group Home (Bronx, NY), Needle Exchange Project (New York, NY), JCCA – Adoption Agency (Hawthorne, NY), Trillium Place – Foster Home (Oneonta, NY), Allen Residential Center – Juvenile Delinquent Center (South Kortright, NY), Youth Leadership Academy – Juvenile Delinquent Center (South Kortright, NY)

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