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August 17-21, 2020
2020 Summer Session is a 5-day online summer music industry program for students age 13 – 18 interested in exploring a career in music. Students from the tri state area apply for one of the three offered career tracks. GRAMMY Museum Experience ™ Prudential Center faculty of music professionals as well as guest industry professionals provide valuable insight to give the campers the best chance at achieving success in their chosen career. The program will conclude with a virtual performance showcase for friends and family on the final day.
Choose from one of three career tracks:
- Hip Hop – Hitmakers
- Vocal Performance
FREE for Newark Area Residents
Summer Session Instructors 2020
Allie Moss (Recording Artist, Vocal Coach, Songwriter)
Member of singer/songwriter Ingrid Michaelson’s touring band currently living in Nashville, TN. Her songs have landed high-profile placements on Pretty Little Liars, Bones, Parenthood, and a prominent BT Infinity campaign in the UK as well as songs recently placed in Teen Mom and Shameless.
Mark D. Conklin (Songwriter, Artist Manager)
Mark is the Director of Artist Relations and Programming at GRAMMY Museum Experience ™ Prudential Center. As an artist manager, his client’s music has been streamed nearly one billion times worldwide. As a songwriter, his songs have been recorded the Top 10 on the Billboard Blues and Bluegrass Chart, Top 40 on the Billboard Country Breakout Chart, and have been heard in various films, television shows and national advertising campaigns.
Sheikia S. Norris (Hip Hop Performer and Educator)
Lyrically known as Purple and recognized as a skilled performer and leader in Hip Hop Education. Acknowledgments from participating as a “Lady’s First Fund” grant recipient, NJPAC’s Hip Hop Intensive Program Director, Next Level Program U.S. Cultural Diplomat, Hip Hop Culture Center in Harlem Artist, a former member of the Toni Blackman’s Rhyme Like A Girl Collective (Freestyle Union) and up and coming curator for Hip Hop art and performance.
When will GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center Summer Session be held in 2020?
Summer Session will be held online via zoom
August 17 – August 21, 2020
Camp: 9:30am – 3:00pm
Showcase for friends and family on the final day at 2:00pm
How do I register?
Fill out the form on this web page
Who is eligible to register for Summer Session?
Students age 13 – 18
What sorts of learning and performing experiences are included?
- Workshops, Clinics and Master Classes with Top Industry Professionals
- Individual and small group instruction
- Interactivity between various Career Tracks
- Performance showcase at GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center
- Music business best practices: How to make a living in the music business
What does a typical day at Summer Session look like?
Campers typically begin their day with instruction in their specified career track. In the afternoon, they continue instruction, but also have time to collaborate with campers on various creative projects, within and outside of their tracks.
May I register if I have no music experience?
While experience varies from camper to camper, we encourage anyone seriously interested in exploring music as a career to apply.
How many students attend Summer Session?
Approximately 30 spaces are reserved for Summer Session students.
What is the program cost and what does it include?
GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center Summer Session tuition is $100 (FREE for Newark Area residents). Limited amount of scholarships are available for non-Newark area residents, please inquire during the application process.
When is the deadline to register?
The deadline to register is August 14, 2020
Who can I reach out to additional questions?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org