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The GRAMMY Museum® announces ‘GRAMMY in the Schools® Fest’, (GITS Fest)  previously ‘GRAMMY in the Schools Live’, presented by Musicpower.  GITS Fest is a four-day virtual festival celebrating music and music education during the week leading up to “Music’s Biggest Night® — the GRAMMY Awards®.”

The program will feature performances by students and professionals along with engaging, educational panels by artists, educators and other music professionals across the broad spectrum of music, music education and its connection to other school subject areas “ The  GITS Fest will” truly localize the GRAMMY Week experience in cities and schools nationwide.”

Special guest artists  include: Andy Nahas, founder, MusicPower; GRAMMY® winners and current nominees: Derek "MixedByAli" Ali, H.E.R, Michael League of Snarky Puppy, Manny Marroquin and PJ Morton, current GRAMMY nominee HAIM, previous GRAMMY nominees Hunter Hayes and Charlie Puth.  Distinguished guests also include, the recipient of the Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Museum's eighth annual Music Educator Award™ and Michael Sticka, President of the GRAMMY Museum®.   

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Want to learn more?  On March 4 at 3:30 PM, on the Independent 88.5 FM, Andy Chandley will be airing his special Hear at Home interview with GRAMMY Museum®  President, Michael Sticka.

GITS Fest, presented by MusicPower, encompasses elements of various GRAMMY Museum  education programs, including GRAMMY Camp®, GRAMMY Career Day and the Music Educator Award. The programs receive additional support from Ford Motor Company Fund as part of Ford’s commitment to music education.

The event is Free to the public to those who register in advance here.

Lesson plans and study guides will be made available free of charge to all teachers who register their students to participate.

Further information and a complete GITS Fest event schedule can be found here.