GRAMMY Foundation News

November 24, 2015 -- 

The GRAMMY Foundation has selected 32 talented high school students from across the United States have been selected for the 2016 GRAMMY Camp — Jazz Session representing 29 cities and 15 states. The students will travel to Los Angeles or a weeklong musical adventure. Two former GRAMMY Camp students will be joining as members of the GRAMMY in the Schools Media Team to document the GRAMMY Week experience for the GRAMMY Foundation's social media platforms.

November 11, 2015 -- 

The GRAMMY Foundation has selected 119 schools nationwide as GRAMMY Signature Schools semifinalists for 2016. Created in 1998, the GRAMMY Signature Schools program recognizes top U.S. public high schools that are making an outstanding commitment to music education during an academic school year.

November 9, 2015 -- 

Singer/songwriter Tori Kelly joined GRAMMY Foundation Vice President Scott Goldman, and Senior Membership & Project Manager, Memphis Chapter of The Recording Academy Reid Wick at Eleanor McMain Secondary School as part of the GRAMMY Signature Schools Community Award program.

October 22, 2015 -- 

The GRAMMY Foundation has launched its 18th Annual Entertainment Law InitiativeWriting Competition, co-sponsored by the ABA Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries. The ELI Writing Competition invites law students to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry today.

October 5, 2015 -- 

A total of 25 music teachers from 25 cities across 15 states have been announced as semifinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. In total, more than 4,500 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states.

August 11, 2015 -- 

The GRAMMY Foundation — one of the two affiliated charities of The Recording Academy — reelected Chair Tim Bucher, Silicon Valley entrepreneur and CEO of Lyve Minds Inc.; Vice Chair Geoff Cottrill, chief marketing officer of Converse; Secretary/Treasurer Rachna Bhasin, senior vice president of corporate strategy and business development at SiriusXM; and Chair Emeritus Rusty Rueff, venture startup investor and advisor.

August 4, 2015 -- 

 GRAMMY-winning pop/rock group Los Lonely Boys (Henry Garza, Jojo Garza and Ringo Garza) presented a check worth $10,500 to support three years of a full GRAMMY Camp scholarship for qualified Texas-based applicants.

July 27, 2015 -- 

The Skirball Cultural Center and the GRAMMY Foundation announce GRAMMY-winning legend Gregg Allman, renowned founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, in conversation with GRAMMY-nominated country star Eric Church on Thursday, September 24, 2015, at 8:00 p.m.

July 30, 2015 -- 

For a donation, fans can enter to win a trip to New York to attend the band's concert on September 5, where they will be given tickets to the show, soundcheck access and a backstage hangout complete with playing hacky sack with the band members.