The GRAMMYS Go To Compton!

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Digital and Radio Facts: Radio Facts: grammysCompton High School and Dorsey High School To Also Participate In GRAMMY Camp ® ““ Basic Training Program With Music Industry ProfessionalsWHO: GRAMMY ® Signature Schools Enterprise Award Presentation: Students, teachers, and leadership of Compton High School; Pamela Alexander of the Ford Motor Company Fund; and project manager for the GRAMMY Foundation ® Joseph Langford.GRAMMY Camp ® ““ Basic Training (Compton High School): GRAMMY-winning musician/producer Warryn Campbell (Brandy, Mary Mary, Kanye West); engineer and Recording Academy ® Los Angeles Chapter Governor Tremaine “Six7” Williams (Faith Evans, Ledisi, Usher).GRAMMY Camp ® ““ Basic Training (Dorsey High School): GRAMMY-winning musician/producer Mike Elizondo (Eminem, 50 Cent, Kimbra); KCRW DJ/entrepreneur Anthony Valadez; GRAMMY-winning singer/songwriter and R&songstress Deniece Williams (“Black Butterfly,” “Free”).WHAT: The GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award Presentation will honor Compton High School for achieving GRAMMY ® Signature Schools Enterprise status with an award of $5,500.00. A total of 10 schools have been named as GRAMMY Signature Schools for 2013, with 6 schools across the country receiving an Enterprise Award for 2013. The Enterprise Award category recognizes efforts made by schools that are economically underserved. Each of the 10 GRAMMY Signature Schools selected in 2013 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. The National GRAMMY Signature School will receive $10,000, and the two remaining Gold schools each will receive $5,500. One remaining GRAMMY Signature Schools recipient will receive a grant award of $2,000 to benefit their music programs.In addition, top music industry professionals will discuss the realities of the music business and careers in music with high school students at GRAMMY Camp ““ Basic Training, a GRAMMY in the Schools ® initiative of the GRAMMY Foundation. This event is made possible with generous support provided by the Ford Motor Company Fund. GRAMMY Camp ““ Basic Training conducts a panel and workshop focusing on various fields in the music industry.GRAMMY Camp ““ Basic Training and GRAMMY Signature Schools are made possiblenationally through the generous support of the Ford Motor Company Fund.WHY: To encourage careers in the music business, GRAMMY Camp ““ Basic Training provides high school students an opportunity to interact with music industry professionals in educational settings throughout the country. Created in 1998, the GRAMMY Signature Schools program recognizes top U.S. public high schools that are making an outstanding commitment to music education during an academic school year.WHEN & WHERE:Thursday, May 23, 2013, 9:15 a.m. ““ 11:15 a.m.GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award Presentation at Compton High School601 South Acacia AvenueCompton, CA 902209:15 a.m. Media Check-In9:45 a.m. ““ 10:00 a.m. GRAMMY Signature Schools Enterprise Award Presentation10:00 a.m. ““ 11:15 a.m.Thursday, May 23, 2013, 12:30 p.m. ““ 2:30 p.m.GRAMMY Camp ““ Basic Training at Compton High School601 South Acacia AvenueCompton, CA 9022012:30 p.m. Guest & Media Check-In (Choir room)12:45 p.m. ““ 1:10 p.m. Press interviews1:15 p.m. ““ 2:30 p.m. GRAMMY Camp ““ Basic Training Super Panel (Band room)Friday, May 24, 2013, 9:45 a.m. ““ 11:45 a.m.GRAMMY Camp ““ Basic Training at Dorsey High School3537 Farmdale AvenueLos Angeles, CA 900169:45 a.m. Guest & Media Check-In10:00 a.m. ““ 10:15 a.m. Press interviews10:15 a.m. ““ 11:45 a.m. GRAMMY Camp ““ Basic Training Super Panel (Choir room)


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