GRAMMY Museum Summer Session

The GRAMMY Museum's Summer Session is a six-day non-residential program for students who are currently enrolled in High School in Southern California (grades 9-12).

Summer Session provides novice and intermediate songwriters the resources necessary to build a solid foundation in songwriting. The skills focused on are also beneficial in workforce development across many careers in, and out of music.

CLICK HERE to complete the online application.
Your application & audition video are due by Friday June 1, 2018 at 11:59pm PST.

Once you complete the initial application form, you will receive an email walking you through the completion of your audition materials. Everyone must submit a short video essay and samples of their work. Details are below in the Audition Requirements section.

This activity is part of a suite of education programs that take place at the GRAMMY Museum L.A. Live throughout the year which also include six-week long After-School Sessions

When: Monday, June 25, 2018 to Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 10:00am - 4:00pm Mon-Fri, and 10:00am - 6:00pm Saturday.
Where: GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live - 800 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Cost: FREE. Lunch will be provided.

Questions: Contact Schyler O'Neal at 231-765-6806 or SO'Neal@grammymuseum.org


DIGITAL AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

1.) EVERYONE APPLYING:

Submit a short (3-5 minutes or less) video essay explaining what you hope to gain by participating in Summer Session. Here are some other ideas on topics that you can speak about in your video essay:

  • Why you want to come to Summer Session
  • How you will benefit if accepted
  • Some influences in the music industry
  • Your short-term goals and how Summer Session can help you accomplish them

2.) SONGWRITERS ONLY:

Submit lyric or lead sheets for 2 songs you've written or complete #3 below

3.) SONGWRITERS AND COMPOSERS:

Submit audio and/or video recordings of 2 songs you've written along with lyric OR lead sheets

Once you complete the initial application form above, you will receive an email walking you through the completion of your audition materials. Everyone must submit a short video essay and samples of their work. Details are below in the Audition Requirements section.

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