Grammy Museum Experience Announces Virtual Summer Programming

Grammy Summer Sessions: (YouTube Demonstration)

GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center is bringing back its annual Summer Session music industry program, launching Aug. 17 for a run through Aug. 21.

The 2020 Summer Session is five-day virtual summer music industry program for New Jersey-area students age 13 through 18 interested in exploring a career in music and the entertainment industry. Classes run each day from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, according to a release.

New Jersey-area students apply for one of the three offered career tracks: Songwriter, Hip Hop – Hitmaker, Vocal – Performance. Hosted online through Zoom, the faculty of music professionals, as well as guest industry professionals, provide industry-leading valuable insight. Previous guest instructors include GRAMMY® award winner Mario Winans, acclaimed Music Director Alonzo Harris (H.E.R.) and others. The program will conclude with a virtual performance showcase for friends and family on the final day.

“Following the tremendous success of our inaugural Summer Session program, we are thrilled to welcome a new crop of young talent to the program for a second year,” said Mark Conklin, Director of Artist Relations & Programming, GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center. “Summer Session provides an unparalleled opportunity for students who want an inside look at the art, craft and business of music. If a student is seriously considering pursuing a career in music, or even curious about one, this program will give them the tools they need for a serious jump start.”

Future music icons and moguls interested in attending the second-annual GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center Summer Session can apply HERE. Tuition for non-Newark area residents is priced at $100 for five days. A limited number of scholarships are available for non-Newark area residents. 

The 8,000-square-foot GRAMMY Museum Experience™ is housed within Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.  To learn more about upcoming programs visit GRAMMYMuseumExp.org.

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