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Grammy Foundation

  • Students Selected to Participate in the 11th annual Grammy Camp Program

    Mike Lawson | May 14, 2015

    The Grammy Foundation has selected 132 high school students from 100 cities and 28 states to participate in the 11th annual Grammy Camp program. Four international students from Engalnd and Japan will also attend the Grammy Camp in LA, made possible through a partnership with Gucci Timepieces & Jewelry.

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  • Ten Finalists Announced For Second Annual Music Educator Grammy Honor

    Mike Lawson | January 3, 2015

    A total of 10 music teachers from 10 cities across nine states have been announced as finalists for the second annual Music Educator Award, presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. Steven Acciani, Diamond Bar High School in Diamond Bar, California.

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  • Semifinalists Announced for 2015 Music Ed Grammy Award

    Mike Lawson | September 26, 2014

    Recipient and finalists to receive cash honorariums

    A total of 25 music teachers from 25 cities across 17 states have been announced as semifinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation. In total, more than 7,000 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states.

    The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (K through college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in their schools. A joint partnership and presentation of The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation, this special award will be presented at the Special Merit Awards Ceremony & Nominees Reception (honoring recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award, Trustees Award and Technical Grammy Award) on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, during Grammy Week.

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  • Quarterfinalists Announced for 2015 Music Ed Grammy Award

    Mike Lawson | May 29, 2014

    222 educators selected from 208 cities and 41 states

    A total of 222 music teachers from 208 cities across 41 states have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation. In total, more than 7,000 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states.

    The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (K– college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools.

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  • 2014 Grammy Signature Schools Announced

    Mike Lawson | March 18, 2014

    Grants awarded to 12 top U.S. public high schools for excellence in music education

    The Grammy Foundation® has announced that 12 schools nationwide have been selected as Grammy® Signature Schools for 2014 and have been awarded cash grants totaling $58,500. Created in 1998, the Grammy Signature Schools program recognizes the top U.S. public high schools that make an outstanding commitment to music education during an academic school year.

    Each of the 12 Grammy Signature Schools will receive a custom award and a monetary grant to benefit its music program. The top three schools are designated Gold recipients. The best of the Gold recipients is named the National Grammy Signature School and will receive $6,000. The two remaining Gold schools will each receive $5,000 and the two remaining Grammy Signature Schools recipients will each receive a grant of $2,000 to benefit their music programs. Seven schools will receive the Enterprise Award grant, which recognizes the efforts made by schools that are economically underserved. Each of the Enterprise Award schools will receive a grant in the amount of $5,500. The Grammy Signature Schools program is made possible in part through the generous support of the Ford Motor Company Fund.

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