Happy On The Ground: 8 Days At GRAMMY Camp, will premiere during GRAMMY week at the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on February 5, 2013. The film is a feature length music documentary that captures the heartwarming personalities and passions of an extraordinary group of 83 talented teenage high school musicians who participated in GRAMMY Camp, one of the GRAMMY Foundation’s GRAMMY in the Schoolsmusic education programs for high school students and schools. Within eight challenging days, the students meet one another for the first time, collaborate, compose original music, and create a special concert performance. During this special week, the hand-picked group gains invaluable insight from top musicians including Gavin Rossdale, Boyz II Men, Barry Manilow, Dave Koz and Pearl Jam’s Dave Krusen.
The film also explores the lack of music education fundingin our school system, which is detrimental to the music industry’s future and aspiring musicians. The film demonstrates the fresh-faced passion and determination of the students at GRAMMY Camp, which creates opportunities tostill find hope in the art of music.
You can purchase the documentary here.