The Grammy Museum At L.A. Live And Berklee College Of Music Announce Affiliate Partnership

The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE announced that Berklee College of Music has been named an official university affiliate, giving Berklee access to GRAMMY Museum content for educational purposes, curriculum resources, research programs, internship opportunities, professional development seminars, collaborative marketing and promotions, project-based learning and more.

"With the GRAMMY Museum's university affiliate program, we're inviting educational institutions to engage in a unique resource-sharing opportunity, " said Bob Santelli, executive director of The GRAMMY Museum. "Our partnership with Berklee was a natural fit, bringing two internationally recognized organizations together in the name of education."

"The GRAMMY Museum is a fountain of historical and educational resources for aspiring contemporary musicians, and we are all about creating opportunities for Berklee students that help them prepare for enduring careers in music, " said Berklee President Roger Brown.

An event to mark the new partnership was held at Berklee on Friday, November 14, attended by Brown; Rita George, deputy executive director of the GRAMMY Museum; and faculty GRAMMY Award-winners Terri Lyne Carrington and Danilo Perez. Berklee alumni and faculty have been awarded more than 300 GRAMMY Awards and Latin GRAMMY Awards.

Since its opening in December 2008, the GRAMMY Museum strives to be a dynamic and innovative 21st-century museum through interactive technology, acclaimed public and education programs and one-of-a-kind exhibitions displayed at its Los Angeles headquarters and at institutional partners around the world. To further its education initiatives and mission, the GRAMMY Museum seeks to engage like-minded cultural institutions, both universities and cultural centers, in a collaborative and unique approach to arts education and outreach through its affiliate program.

About The GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE: Paying tribute to music's rich cultural history, this one-of-a-kind, 21st-century Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, and the history of the premier recognition of excellence in recorded music — the GRAMMY Award. The GRAMMY Museum features 30, 000 square feet of interactive and multimedia exhibits located within L.A. LIVE, the downtown Los Angeles sports, entertainment and residential district. Through thought-provoking and dynamic public and educational programs and exhibits, guests will experience music from a never-before-seen insider perspective that only The GRAMMY Museum can deliver.

About Berklee College of Music: Berklee was founded on the revolutionary principle that the best way to prepare students for careers in music is through the study and practice of contemporary music. For more than 65 years, the college has evolved to reflect the current state of the music industry, leading the way with baccalaureate studies in performance, music business/management, songwriting, music therapy, film scoring, and more. With a focus on global learning, Berklee in Valencia, a new campus in Spain, is hosting the college's first graduate programs, while Berklee Online serves distance learners worldwide with extension classes and degree-granting programs. The Berklee City Music Network provides after-school programming for underserved teens in 45 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. With a student body representing 105 countries and alumni and faculty that have won more than 300 Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards, Berklee is the world's premier learning lab for the music of today—and tomorrow.

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