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The second annual GRAMMY In The Schools Live! — A Celebration Of Music & Education will take place on Feb. 9 at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and will feature a special guest performance by current GRAMMY nominee Sara Bareilles, along with members of the GRAMMY Jazz Ensembles and student alumni from GRAMMY Camp and GRAMMY Signature Schools. The event is sponsored by the Ford Motor Company Fund with support from Best Buy and Converse.
GRAMMY Camp, GRAMMY Jazz Ensembles and GRAMMY Signature Schools are programs designed for U.S. high school students and high school music programs, and are part of the GRAMMY Foundation’s GRAMMY in the Schools offerings.
GRAMMY Camp is a signature music industry camp that will be held in both Los Angeles (July 9–18) and New York (Aug. 2–8) in summer 2011, offering an interactive residential summer music experience focusing on all aspects of commercial music, with instruction by artists and industry professionals.
High school singers and instrumentalists are eligible to audition for the GRAMMY Jazz Ensembles. Selectees for the Ensembles will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Los Angeles for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards and will participate in high-profile GRAMMY Week performances and recording sessions.
The GRAMMY Signature Schools program recognizes top public high schools across the country for outstanding commitment to their music education programs.
To purchase tickets for GRAMMY In The Schools Live! visit www.grammyintheschools.com.