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Careers Through Music Video Series: Networking

Careers Through Music Video Series: Networking

These 15 videos correspond with the 15 lesson plans in the critically acclaimed book "Careers Through Music" by GRAMMY Camp and USC Thornton School of Music faculty Chris Sampson. Each lesson concentrates on a workforce development skill taught in ensemble music classes. These skills contribute to making students career and college ready and also beneficial [...]
GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Creativity

GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Creativity

These 15 videos correspond with the 15 lesson plans in the critically acclaimed book "Careers Through Music" by GRAMMY Camp and USC Thornton School of Music faculty Chris Sampson. Each lesson concentrates on a workforce development skill taught in ensemble music classes. These skills contribute to making students career and college ready and also beneficial [...]
GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Vocal Mechanics 101: Understanding the body’s role in Vocalization

GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Vocal Mechanics 101: Understanding the body’s role in Vocalization

Patrick Lundquist, co-founder of Vocal Health and Training Company OOVO, dives into Voice Mechanics 101 by sharing his techniques. Far too often, musicians put time into learning how to sing without first understanding how the voice itself actually works. By training the four elements: Breath, Voicebox, Vocal Track, & Articulators (being your lips and tongues) [...]
GRAMMY Museum And Education Through Music-Los Angeles Foundation Present: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

GRAMMY Museum And Education Through Music-Los Angeles Foundation Present: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Join Deidre Racoma as she reads Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault’s beloved children’s book, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, with a musical twist. Deidre enhances her reading by creating music via body percussion and call & response. By applying hand boning and rhythmic vocals to a musical beat, reading any book becomes an immersive adventure [...]
GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Songwriting Tips From Bruce Sudano

GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Songwriting Tips From Bruce Sudano

GRAMMY Award-nominated songwriter, Bruce Sudano (Donna Summer, Dolly Parton, Michael Jackson) contributes some foundational tips for developing a healthy and sustaining career as a songwriter to the GRAMMY In The Schools Knowledge Bank. To become a good songwriter, one must first be a good listener. Songwriters are storytellers and therefore listening and emotional engagement are [...]
GRAMMY Museum And Education Through Music-Los Angeles Foundation Present: Pete the Cat – I Love My White Shoes

GRAMMY Museum And Education Through Music-Los Angeles Foundation Present: Pete the Cat – I Love My White Shoes

Read along with Deidre Racoma with Education Through Music: LA as she puts a musical spin on Eric Litwin’s and James Dean’s acclaimed children’s book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes. Deidre demonstrates how engaging reading can be when set to music. Using reggae, this activity encourages the exploration of different musical styles. [...]
GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: The Music Creators with Jason “Spicy G” Goldman

GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: The Music Creators with Jason “Spicy G” Goldman

We’re about to crank up the heat with GRAMMY Camp instructor, Jason “Spicy G” Goldman. As an accomplished music producer, songwriter, composer, arranger, and professor, Spicy G deconstructs the music industry to highlight the many people behind the creation and manipulation of music. While the artists are the brand and face of the music, there [...]
GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Quick Fix “In the Field” Tip for Bent Clarinet Side Key

GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Quick Fix “In the Field” Tip for Bent Clarinet Side Key

Ingenuity is imperative for playing music, but the same skills apply to keeping your instruments in working condition. GRAMMY Music Educator Award winner, Mickey Smith Jr. shares his “band hall-hack” when faced with a bent clarinet side key. Instead of expensive instrument repair, Mickey thinks outside the box for an innovative resolution: using a baritone [...]
GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Individual Preparation by Justin Klunk

GRAMMY In The Schools Mini-Lesson: Individual Preparation by Justin Klunk

Saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, and GRAMMY Camp Alumni, Justin Klunk (Ariana Grande, Leon Bridges, Lindsey Stirling), provides useful tips on preparing for shows, rehearsals, and auditions based on his experience in the professional music field. Justin confesses that it is generally the musicians that are the best prepared who are called back most often for work. He [...]