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Northwest Student Selected to Attend Recording Industry’s Grammy Camp

The GRAMMY Museum announced that a Northwest High School student will be among the 87 talented high school students from 66 cities and 21 states have been selected as participants in the 14th annual GRAMMY Camp program.

The Northwest student is Abo-Keze Ewimbi of Germantown and he’s been selected attend the signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students will be held in Los Angeles later this month.

The camp runs from July 17 through July 21, at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music.

The program features eight music career tracks: Audio Engineering; Electronic Music Production; Music Business; Music Journalism; Songwriting; Video Production & Motion Graphics; Vocal Performance; and Instrumental Performance. All tracks culminate in media projects, recordings, and/or performances. Abo-Keze Ewimbi has been selected to participate in the music business portion of the program.

"GRAMMY Camp is one of the most immersive summer camps for high school students interested in a career in music," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of the Recording Academy and Chair of the GRAMMY Museum Board. "The program gives young people the opportunity to study with music industry professionals — including some GRAMMY-winning creators — and to collaborate with their peers, resulting in a genuine learning experience about life in the music industry."

GRAMMY Camp Los Angeles offers selected high school students an interactive five-day nonresidential summer music experience. Focusing on all aspects of commercial music, this unique opportunity provides instruction by industry professionals in an immersive, creative environment with cutting-edge technology in professional facilities.

Applications for GRAMMY Camp 2019 will be available online in September at www.grammyintheschools.com.