GRAMMY in the Schools Fest 2023

GRAMMY in the Schools Fest 2023

GRAMMY In The Schools® Fest (GITS Fest) presented by the GRAMMY Museum, is a four-day festival celebrating music and music education.

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GRAMMY in the Schools Fest 2023
  • Guest Artist Session ft. Catie Turner

    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 features a Q&A session and performance.

  • Engineering / Recording / Producer Panel

    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.

  • World Beats Rhythms Workshop

    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 interacted with Maria and Ed from their seats, giving the attendees a better understanding of rhythm, ...

  • From Songwriting to Performance

    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.

  • Music Therapy Panel

    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 Medi...

  • Music Educator Award 10th Anniversary Celebration

    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 ab...

  • Guest Artist Session ft. NLE Choppa and Baby Tate

    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 perfo...

  • Shakira Exhibit Tour & Non-Profit Spotlight - Fundación Pies Descalzos

    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...

  • History of Hip-Hop & The Hip-Hop Experience

    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) and DJ/rapper most known for joining the Wo...

  • Educator Professional Development Clinic

    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 s...

  • Women In Music Career Panel

    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, Arti...

  • LGBTQ Panel In Partnership With The Ally Coalition

    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), Rapper and Social Media Personality, DreBae, and Singer-Songwriters JORDY and Ambar Lucid.

  • Guest Artist Session ft. Chase Atlantic

    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.

  • Mentorship with GRAMMY U®

    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-songw...

  • Music In Film & Television Panel

    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 ...