Unique Summer Program Brings Together Youth with Outstanding Artists and Music Industry Professionals
San Diego County CA— The GRAMMY Museum® has announced that 87 talented high school students from 66 U.S. cities and 21 U.S. states have been selected as participants in the 14th annual GRAMMY Camp® program.
Local students selected for camp this year include:
- Anthony Cullins, Music Business, Fallbrook
- Sadie Duca, Songwriting, Carlsbad
- Ashley Nicole Greene, Songwriting, Oceanside
- Nicolas Meringolo, Songwriting, Carlsbad
- Lizzy Cameron, Songwriting, Coronado
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.