Grammy Museum And Berklee College Of Music Announce Affiliate Partnership
November 17, 2014 at 12:05 PM (PT)
THE GRAMMY MUSEUM AT L.A. LIVE has named the prestigioius BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC an official university affiliate, giving BERKLEE access to the museum's 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 Exec. Dir. BOB SANTELLI. “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 Pres. ROGER BROWN.
An event to mark the new partnership was held at BERKLEE on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14th, 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 and LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS.
Since its opening in DECEMBER, 2008, the GRAMMY MUSEUM has looked 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.