GRAMMY Museum Announces 'GRAMMY In The Schools Fest' Schedule

The GRAMMY Museum® has announced its GRAMMY In The Schools® Fest programming schedule. All education programs are free for students with registration. More information listed below.

Mon, March 6:

EVENT: Women In Music Career Panel
WHAT: A conversation and Q&A session with inspiring women working in the music industry. Featuring Executive Director of the Music Forward Foundation, Nurit Siegel Smith; Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for the Guitar Center Company, Anne Buchanan; and from Roland Americas, Artist Relations Manager, Melanie Lynn Stevenson and Vice President of Marketing, Katherine Wing.
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
EVENT: Music In Film & Television Panel
WHAT: A conversation with Music Supervisor for The Walt Disney Studios, Brian Vickers; award-winning composer, Lee Sanders; and re-recording mixer and sound designer, Jonathan Greasley CAS, MPSE on their experience working in film and television, sync licensing, publishing, and what it takes to have a career in the music industry on the film side.
WHEN: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
EVENT: Mentorship with GRAMMY U®
WHAT: Learn about what steps to take next as a student looking to have a career in the music industry. Featuring Director of Social Media Marketing at the Recording Academy®, Laura Rodriguez; Operations Manager for Jammcard, Katrina Lee; and GRAMMY®-nominated American pop soul musician and singer-songwriter, MAJOR.
WHEN: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
EVENT: Guest Artist Session ft. Chase Atlantic
WHAT: A conversation with Australian pop artists and production trio, Chase Atlantic. Gain insight into being signed to a label, what it’s like to go on tour, and how to promote yourself in the music industry. Discussion and Q&A session with Mitchel Cave, Clinton Cave, and Christian Anthony.
WHEN: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Tues, March 7:
EVENT: LGBTQ Panel In Partnership With The Ally Coalition
WHAT: A conversation with music industry professionals from the LGBTQ Community, and what their music career journey has consisted of. Featuring DJ, Songwriter, and Music Producer Moore Kismet (Omar Davis), and Rapper and Social Media Personality, DreBae.
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
EVENT: Guest Artist Session ft. Catie Turner
WHAT: A conversation with singer-songwriter Catie Turner, as she shares her experience in the music industry, on “American Idol,” and what it means to be an overly emotional and anxious attachment-style musician. This panel will feature a Q&A session and performance.
WHEN: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
EVENT: Educator Professional Development Clinic
WHAT: A conversation with the Founding Director of the Popular Music Program, and current Associate Professor at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music, Christopher Sampson. Discuss ways to include soft skills and creativity into your curriculum as an educator that will help students learn of different opportunities in the workforce, and how to get started.
WHEN: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
EVENT: History of Hip-Hop & The Hip-Hop Experience
WHAT: Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop by learning about the genre through various elements including culture, fashion, history, etc. Featuring British-American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Jason Mills (professionally known as IDK); DJ/rapper most known for joining the World Class Wreckin’ Cru, Marq Hawkins (professionally known as DJ Cli-N-Tel); and GRAMMY-winning producer and 1500 Sound Academy founder, Larrance Dopson.
WHEN: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Thurs, March 9:
EVENT: Engineering / Recording / Producer Panel
WHAT: Explore elements of producing recorded music, with an interactive conversation between GRAMMY-winning engineer and studio owner, Manny Marroquin and American record producer, Noah Goldstein.
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
EVENT: World Beat Rhythms Workshop
WHAT: Maria Martinez and Ed Roscetti perform using a selection of traditional hand drums, various percussion instruments and drum set, covering a variety of traditional and hybrid styles. Participants will interact with Maria and Ed from their seats, giving the attendees a better understanding of rhythm, technique, time feel, rhythmic phrasing, song form, improvisation and leading an ensemble in a supportive and inspiring environment.
WHEN: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
EVENT: Shakira Exhibit Tour & Non-Profit Spotlight – Fundación Pies Descalzos (Barefoot Foundation)
WHAT: A conversation celebrating the culture and impact of Latin Music with three musicians who have toured and worked directly with GRAMMY Award winner Shakira: Joe Ayoub, Grecco Buratto, and Adam Zimmon. The GRAMMY Museum’s Chief Curator & Vice President of Curatorial Affairs, Jasen Emmons, will take you through Shakira, Shakira, the newest exhibit at the Museum, and their involvement with that as well.
WHEN: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
EVENT: Guest Artist Session ft. NLE Choppa and Baby Tate
WHAT: A conversation with American rapper NLE Choppa, and American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer Baby Tate. Gain insight into being signed to a record label, what it’s like to go on tour, and how to promote yourself in the music industry. Discussion and Q&A session followed by a performance.
WHEN: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Fri, March 10:
EVENT: From Songwriting to Performance
WHAT: A conversation with songwriters in the music industry, Haleigh Bowers, and Jack DeMeo, about working as a songwriter, sync licensing, international writing rounds, and next steps to take for your professional music career.
WHEN: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
EVENT: Music Therapy Panel
WHAT: A conversation and Q&A session that addresses the importance of music and mental health with music therapists in the medical field, entertainment, and entrepreneurial industry. Featuring Sarah Nolan, board certified music therapist for Children’s Hospital LA, as well as Shriners for Children Medical Center; Nakeya Fields, mental health entrepreneur, author, and educator; Ricardo Hurtado, board certified music therapist for LA Música Therapy; and singer-songwriter signed with Interscope Records, renforshort.
WHEN: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
EVENT: Guest Artist Session ft. Justin Tranter
WHAT: A conversation with GRAMMY-nominated songwriter Justin Tranter, featuring a discussion and Q&A about their experience in the music industry, working with iconic artists including Selena Gomez, Imagine Dragons, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa, and Måneskin, to name a few, as well as serving as the executive music producer and songwriter for Rise of the Pink Ladies – the highly anticipated Grease prequel series premiering on Paramount+ this April. Hear about what it’s like to be an ACLU Bill of Rights Award-winning activist, and founder of Facet Records & Facet Publishing, and songwriter for music, film, television and theater.
WHEN: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
EVENT: Music Educator Award 10th Anniversary Celebration
WHAT: A celebration of the past 10 years of the Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum’s Music Educator Award™ featuring Kent Knappenberger, Jared Cassedy, Phillip Riggs, Keith Hancock, Melissa Salguero, Jeffery Redding, Mickey Smith, Jr., Jeffrey Murdock, Stephen Cox, and Pamela Dawson. A conversation about the impact the award has had on their music programs and lives.
WHEN: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Register for any and all sessions here: https://grammymuseum.formstack.com/forms/2023_gits_fest_registration_form