The Grammy Museum announced on Wednesday (Sept. 23) that eight Grammy Career Day events will take place Thursdays at 6 p.m. ET starting Sept. 24 and continuing through Nov. 19. The education program will be hosted virtually via digital conferencing for the first time.
Grammy Career Day is a nationwide education program focused on career mentorship for middle- and high-school students in music programs.
This year’s participants include music director Rickey Minor, who is coming off his second Primetime Emmy win for his work on The Kennedy Center Honors, and three Grammy winners — mixing engineer Manny Marroquin (a nine-time Grammy winner); producer, songwriter and musician Mike Elizondo; and music supervisor Julia Michels.
Here’s the full schedule:
Sept. 24: Engineer Manny Marroquin and producer, songwriter and musician Mike Elizondo
Oct 1: Jonathan Azu, founder and CEO of the management firm Culture Collective, and music supervisor Julia Michels
Oct. 8: Jeff Greenberg, owner and CEO of The Village Studios, and Henry Alonzo, chief creative officer at Adarga Entertainment Group
Oct. 15: Songwriter, producer and video director Madison Beer and CEO/artist/bassist Sekou Bunch
Oct. 22: Loretta Muñoz, assistant vice president, membership group at ASCAP, and entrepreneur and music manager Orly Marley
Oct. 29: Kiara Lanier, singer/songwriter and CEO of Hits For LifeNov. 12: Film and television composer Amanda Jones
Nov 19: Bass player, composer, producer, and music director Rickey Minor and musician, educator, and recording artist Paul Jackson Jr.
Middle school and high school students and teachers across the U.S.. are invited to join these Grammy Career Day sessions. If schools want to participate, they can register via the online form.
There will be another series of virtual Career Day events in spring 2021.