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Education Programs

The GRAMMY Museum’s education programs are going virtual! Join us as we take some of our most popular workshops online. All workshops are free and are open to classes and individuals with advanced sign-up.

2021 Workshop

Descriptions and Dates:

Music Production 101

Join us for a workshop designed to familiarize students with the basics of music production. Using a digital audio workstation, students will learn about producing a track on the spot, different careers in the recording industry including the role of the music producer, and the evolution of production from vinyl records to current techniques. Students will be encouraged to create their own beats and, if interested, sign up for our extended after-school programs to dive deeper.

For Elementary and Middle School Students:

Dates: Every Tuesday from January 26, 2021 – June 15, 2021

Time: 10:00AM PST

For High School and College Students:

Dates: Every Tuesday from January 26, 2021 – June 15, 2021

Time: 11:00PM PST

Songwriting 101

Every song tells a story. Join the GRAMMY Museum education department as we take an in-depth look at popular songs by analyzing their lyrics, historical content, and cultural relevance. Students will be asked to join a discussion and create new verses for each song.

For Elementary and Middle School Students:

Dates: Every Thursday from January 28, 2021 – June 17, 2021

Time: 10:00AM PST

For High School and College Students:

Dates: Every Thursday from January 28, 2021 – June 17, 2021

Time: 11:00AM PST

Music of the Civil Rights Movement

Join the GRAMMY Museum as we celebrate songs of protest and sounds of freedom with Music of the Civil Rights Movement. The workshop discusses the climate of the nation leading up to and during the civil rights movement and showcases both the political and musical leaders who helped change history. Additionally, students are asked to look at how the popular music of today is used to rally the nation and inspire a fight for change.

All Ages:

Dates: Friday, February 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021

Time: 11:00AM PST

Motown: The Sound of Young America

A staple of American music, Motown is more than just a style – it’s legendary artists, songwriters and a sound that started in Detroit and made its way around the world. “The Sound of Young America” will give students a brief overview of Tamla and Motown Records, The Motown Sound, Berry Gordy, the city of Detroit and its influence on Motown, as well as, the early musicians who made Motown famous.

All Ages:

Dates: Friday, March 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021

Friday, May 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2021

Time: 11:00AM PST

A Celebration of Latin Music

A Celebration of Latin Music will give students a brief overview of the origins of Latin music, the elements of the genre and the many subgenres that encompass Latin music as a whole. The workshop will also highlight the Latin GRAMMY Awards and their 20+ year history.

All Ages:

Dates: Friday, April 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2021

Friday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2021

For workshop descriptions and dates, or to sign up, please click HERE.