GRAMMY CAMP® WILL FEATURE TRACKS IN AUDIO ENGINEERING, ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION, MUSIC BUSINESS, MUSIC JOURNALISM, PERFORMANCE, SONGWRITING, AND VIDEO PRODUCTION

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS—DEADLINE TO APPLY IS MARCH 31, 2018

WHO:         GRAMMY® -winning and -nominated professionals and industry specialists affiliated with the Recording Academy™ will participate in GRAMMY Camp®. GRAMMY Camp is open to talented high school students from the United States and will take place in Los Angeles this summer. GRAMMY Camp will be nonresidential, and students must provide their own accommodations and transportation. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2018, with a $25 application fee; applications can be found online at www.grammyintheschools.com/programs/grammy-camp/apply.

WHAT:       GRAMMY Camp—a signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students—is an interactive summer music experience focusing on all aspects of commercial music. GRAMMY Camp provides instruction by industry professionals in an immersive, creative environment with cutting-edge technology in professional facilities. GRAMMY Camp Los Angeles will host a five-day nonresidential camp for students. Tuition is $1,500. Financial assistance is available to qualified students.

GRAMMY Camp curriculum engages students in the technical aspects of creating, performing, and recording, and emphasizes new and emerging music technologies. The program offers campers the opportunity to work in integrated industry teams in eight tracks: Audio Engineering; Electronic Music Production; Instrumental Performance; Music Business; Music Journalism; Songwriting; Video Production & Motion Graphics; and Vocal Performance. All tracks culminate in media projects, album recordings, an open house, and/or performances.

Funding for GRAMMY Camp is generously provided by the Bruno Mars Scholarship Fund, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Fund, Hot Topic Foundation, RBC Foundation USA, and the Recording Academy, as well as individual donors. In-kind supporters include: Avid, CenterStaging, Focusrite, JBL, Novation, Roland, Shure, and the USC Thornton School of Music.

WHEN:       Tuesday, July 17 – Saturday, July 21, 2018

WHERE:     GRAMMY Camp Los Angeles (nonresidential day camp) is hosted by the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music

WHY:          The GRAMMY Museum®'s GRAMMY in the Schools® programs (including GRAMMY Camp, GRAMMY Camp—Weekend, GRAMMY Camp—Jazz Session, GRAMMY Signature Schools, Jane Ortner Education Award, and more) are for U.S. high school students and schools. These programs receive support from Ford Motor Company Fund as part of Ford’s commitment to music education.

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.

For more information, visit www.grammymuseum.org, "like" the GRAMMY Museum on Facebook, and follow @GRAMMYMuseum on Twitter and Instagram.

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.

For more information about the Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @RecordingAcad on Twitter, "like" Recording Academy on Facebook, and join the Recording Academy's social communities on Instagram, Tumblr, and YouTube

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CONTACTS

Christina Cassidy
Communications Director
T. 310.581.8773
christina.cassidy@grammy.com  

David R. Sears
Executive Education Director
T. 310.581.8663
david@grammy.com

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