Browse All Events

Music Revolution Project

Jun 16, 2014

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.

                                                                                  ###