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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 Tuesdays at 11AM PST and 2PM PST. All workshops are free and are open to classes and individuals with advanced sign-up!

2020 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.

Dates: Tuesday, October 6; Thursday, November 5; Tuesday, December 1, 2020 

Time: 11:00AM PST and 2:00PM PST

*Please note that Music Production 101 will take place on Thursday, November 5, 2020

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 Join the GRAMMY Museum education department as we take an in-depth look at popular songs by analyzing their lyrics, historical content, and cultural relevance.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.

Dates: Tuesday, October 13; Tuesday, November 10; Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Time: 11:00AM PST and 2:00PM 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.

Dates: Tuesday, October 20; Tuesday, November 17; Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Time: 11:00AM PST and 2:00PM PST

Hip-Hop Culture: Past, Present, and Future

To understand hip-hop’s present you need to understand its past. From popping and locking to MC’ing and DJ’ing to its influence on clothing and fashion, hip-hop has proved to be more than just a genre of music. The Hip-Hop Culture workshop explores the true essence of hip-hop, while exploring the origins of the musical form and its influence on society.

Dates: Tuesday, October 27; Thursday, November 19; Thursday, December 17, 2020

Time: 11:00AM PST and 2:00PM PST

*Please note that Hip-Hop Culture: Past, Present, and Future will take place on Thursdays in November and December

To sign up for any of the above workshops, please click HERE