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Revisit: Whitney!

Revisit: Whitney!

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Whitney Houston was one of the greatest female vocalists of our time.  Possessing multi-octave range, a soaring delivery, and an extraordinary intensity, she could turn most any song she sang into a symphony of human emotion. Whitney kept her gospel roots close.  As a teen, she learned to sing as a member [...]
The Member Playlist on Spotify

The Member Playlist on Spotify

Last week we asked Museum members to submit songs for a member-curated playlist and they delivered with some incredible song choices! Thank you to everyone who participated in the first edition of the Member Playlist now available on Spotify. To learn more about Membership at the GRAMMY Museum, including levels and benefit, please visit our [...]
Careers Through Music Video Series: Leadership

Careers Through Music Video Series: Leadership

This video is a discussion about the transportive nature of leadership. Teachers and students are encouraged to lead others on a journey to places they haven’t been before. Leadership is important within your own network as well as to your followers.  Part of being a good leader is listening to and identifying other leaders. By [...]
Careers Through Music Video Series: Skill Building

Careers Through Music Video Series: Skill Building

Music always has been a part of political movements, and the American Civil Rights Movement is one of the strongest echo of this belief. The civil rights movement in the It is easy to be blinded or overwhelmed by long-term goals, such as winning a Grammy or achievements of the ilk. This video helps musicians [...]
Revisit: Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora

Revisit: Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora

ABOUT THE EXHIBIT On May 12, 2013, the GRAMMY Museum opened Jenni Rivera, La Gran Señora. The exhibit, which opened on Mother’s Day, focused on Rivera as the “Diva of Banda”– due to her work within the banda and norteña music genres— and illustrated how Rivera used her music and celebrity to abolish female stereotypes [...]
April Museum At Home Release Schedule

April Museum At Home Release Schedule

We're excited to announce the GRAMMY Museum's next round of never-before-released free digital content from their archive while the Museum in Los Angeles is closed until further notice in light of COVID-19. The Museum's Public Programs digital series features intimate sit-down interviews with artists and musicians in its 200-seat Clive Davis Theater. Since the Museum [...]
Music of the Civil Rights Movement – Lesson 2

Music of the Civil Rights Movement – Lesson 2

Music always has been a part of political movements, and the American Civil Rights Movement is one of the strongest echo of this belief. The civil rights movement in the 1950s & 1960s have once been described as the greatest singing movement in our nation’s history. Many of the songs grew out of the rich [...]
Video Production Lesson 2: Camera Settings and Angles and Shots

Video Production Lesson 2: Camera Settings and Angles and Shots

Today’s lesson acquaints students with Musical Instrument Digital Interfaces (MIDI) by providing a brief history on the concept of recording note information instead of sound--piggy backing on earlier concepts such as rolls for the Player Piano. The class will break into groups to begin creating their very own bass and synth MIDIs for their compositions [...]
Electronic Music Production Lesson 2: Producing With MIDI

Electronic Music Production Lesson 2: Producing With MIDI

Today’s lesson acquaints students with Musical Instrument Digital Interfaces (MIDI) by providing a brief history on the concept of recording note information instead of sound--piggy backing on earlier concepts such as rolls for the Player Piano. The class will break into groups to begin creating their very own bass and synth MIDIs for their compositions [...]