SANTA MONICA, Calif. (May 18, 2017)—The GRAMMY Museum® announced today that 88 talented high school students from 75 U.S. cities and 24 U.S. states have been selected as participants in the 14th annual GRAMMY Camp® program.
The signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students will be held in Los Angeles from Tuesday, July 17–Saturday, July 21, 2018, at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music. This GRAMMY in the Schools® program is presented by the Hot Topic Foundation. Additional program support is provided by the Bruno Mars Scholarship Fund, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Fund, and the Recording Academy™.
“GRAMMY Camp is one of the most immersive summer camps for high school students interested in a career in music,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy and Chair of the GRAMMY Museum Board. “The program gives young people the opportunity to study with music industry professionals—including some GRAMMY®-winning creators—and to collaborate with their peers, resulting in a genuine learning experience about life in the music industry.”
GRAMMY Camp Los Angeles offers selected high school students an interactive five-day nonresidential summer music experience. Focusing on all aspects of commercial music, this unique opportunity provides instruction by industry professionals in an immersive, creative environment with cutting-edge technology in professional facilities. The program features eight music career tracks: Audio Engineering; Electronic Music Production; Music Business; Music Journalism; Songwriting; Video Production & Motion Graphics; Vocal Performance; and Instrumental Performance. All tracks culminate in media projects, recordings, and/or performances.
Applications for GRAMMY Camp 2019 will be available online in September at www.grammyintheschools.com.
For the complete list of 2018 GRAMMY Camp Los Angeles Selectees and Tracks (In Alpha Order by Last Name) please visit https://grammy.box.com/v/
ABOUT THE GRAMMY MUSEUM
Established in 2008 as a partnership between the Recording Academy and AEG, the GRAMMY Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating a greater understanding of the history and significance of music. Paying tribute to our collective musical heritage, the Museum explores and celebrates all aspects of the art form—from the technology of the recording process to the legends who’ve made lasting marks on our cultural identity. In 2017, the Museum integrated with its sister organization, the GRAMMY Foundation®, to broaden the reach of its music education and preservation initiatives. As a unified organization, today, the GRAMMY Museum fulfills its mission of making music a valued and indelible part of our society through exhibits, education, grants, and public programming.
ABOUT THE RECORDING ACADEMY
The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards®—music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.
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ABOUT THE HOT TOPIC FOUNDATION
The Hot Topic Foundation is the charitable arm of music and pop culture retailer Hot Topic. The Hot Topic Foundation* believes the creative arts enrich lives—so we inspire and encourage young people to express their individuality through music and the arts. Since its founding in 2004, the Hot Topic Foundation has gifted nearly $16 million in grants to nonprofit organizations—including Notes for Notes®, Little Kids Rock, and the GRAMMY Museum—that create music and arts programs for young people across the country, at schools, and beyond. Give to Hot Topic Foundation at all Hot Topic stores and at HTFoundation.org. Follow us on Facebook at Facebook.com/HotTopic Foundation.
*The Hot Topic Foundation is administered by the California Community Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity.