GRAMMY Camp Media Team 2012

Kevin Burke and Julian Ring of the GRAMMY Camp Media Team on the red carpet at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards

How’d they get there? It all started at GRAMMY Camp – CLICK HERE to apply for summer 2012!

A new voice told the story of GRAMMY Week 2012 from the inside out – two high school music journalists came to L.A. to form the first ever GRAMMY Camp Media Team.  Kevin Burke of Garden City, NY and Julian Ring of Piedmont, CA could be seen at most GRAMMY Week events grabbing exclusive interviews and capturing behind the scenes footage for www.GRAMMYintheSchools.com. 

Both students are alums of GRAMMY Camp, the GRAMMY Foundation’s summer music industry experience.  Kevin and Julian applied the reporting, shooting, and editing skills they learned at GRAMMY Camp everywhere during this exciting week of activities from the GRAMMY Camp – Jazz Session rehearsals and performances all the way to the red carpets at the MusiCares Person of the Year gala and the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards.  “It was the most insane experience of my life!” exclaimed Kevin Burke. “I learned a ton about video, writing, and the music industry and on top of that I made so many great friends.”  The GRAMMY Camp Media Team interviewed the likes of the Foo Fighters, Tom Hanks, Alison Krauss and Union Station, Steve Martin and Skrillex. 

Check out all of their GRAMMY Week coverage:

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards Red Carpet

MusiCares Person of the Year

GRAMMY in the Schools Live!

One Night Only – Music Preservation Event

GRAMMY Camp – Basic Training

GRAMMY Camp – Jazz Session at Spaghettini’s

GRAMMY Jazz recording at Capitol Studios

GRAMMY Camp – Jazz Session College Day

Julian Ring is an alumnus of GRAMMY Camp and a music journalist living in the Bay Area.  He also served on the GRAMMY eTeam. Julian has written for GRAMMY.com, The Wall Street Journal, and The Oakland Tribune.

Kevin Burke is an alumnus of GRAMMY Camp NY and the guitarist for Long Island-based pop-punk band, No Good News. He studies guitar, audio engineering, and music theory at Long Island High School for the Arts and attends Garden City High School part time. You can listen to his music at http://nogoodnews.bandcamp.com/ 

Julian and Kevin are GRAMMY Camp music journalism students who were selected to cover GRAMMY Week 2012 as part of the GRAMMY Camp  Media Team. To find out more about GRAMMY Camp and to apply for this summer, click here. Deadline is March 31, 2012.

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