The GRAMMY Museum Announces Participants For Third Installment Of Music Revolution Project
Kansas City, Mo. (June 16, 2014) - The GRAMMY Museum announced names of 24 students participating in the third installment of The GRAMMY Museum’s Music Revolution Project. Having debuted as a pilot program in 2012, the education initiative offers talented youth the opportunity to engage in musical discourse and performance with their peers, spurring innovative ideas within the realm of American music.
With generous support from Sprint Center/AEG, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and The Recording Academy, The GRAMMY Museum's Music Revolution Project stimulates creative young musicians by connecting them with GRAMMY-level artists. Kansas City area students will broaden musical and creative skills while establishing relationships through forums, rehearsals and mentoring. This four-week summer academy will begin in Kansas City at Sprint Center on June 16 and culminate on July 10 with a formal student concert for family, friends and the community at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
The following students make up the Music Revolution Project class of 2014:
Peyton Bellme Smithville High School
Jeffery Cain Blue Valley North High School
Leeanne Cook Raymore-Peculiar High School
Clara Davison Shawnee Mission Northwest High School
Morgan Faw Harmony Middle School
Zachary Garland-Foster Liberty High School
Hannah Gaskill Belmont University
Joseph Gonzales Hickman Mills Junior High
Lennon Hind F.L. Schlagle High School
Kyle Holton Smithville High School
Sam Jennings Pleasant Lea Middle School
Paige Jones Notre Dame de Sion
Jada Kimbrough Home School
Jake Kwon Blue Valley North High School
Dylan Martin Blue Valley Northwest High School
Enrico Mejia Lincoln College Preparatory Academy
JoAnna Massey Cass Midway High School
Madison Meyer Home School
Natalie Moyer Delta Woods Middle School
Nick Schneider Raymore-Peculiar High School
Kelley Sharp Olathe East High School
Monica Sigler Belmont University
Ryan Strickland Pleasant Lea Middle School
Mac Walsh Rockhurst High School
Jesse Wilhelmson Archie High School
The summer enrichment program is part of a larger picture sustaining Kansas City’s contributions to entertainment and the arts. In tandem with 2012’s launch of The GRAMMY Museum’s Music Revolution Project, Sprint Center and The GRAMMY Museum introduced the GRAMMY Museum Experience @ Sprint Center. Open to the public, the permanent exhibit located inside Sprint Center celebrates all forms of music and the history of the GRAMMY Awards through dynamic displays, interactive exhibits and legendary artifacts. Educational trips and summer programming highlight careers in music for Kindergarten through twelfth grade students within greater Kansas City’s school districts. All programming, including The GRAMMY Museum’s Music Revolution Project aims to help students use music as a gateway to learning and as a way to inspire and cultivate creativity and critical thinking.
For more information on The GRAMMY Museum’s Music Revolution Project, visit www.GRAMMYMuseum.org/education/music-revolution-project.
For more information about the GRAMMY Museum Experience @ Sprint Center, visit www.GRAMMYMuseumExperience.org.