April 2016

The GRAMMYs Was Their Classroom

For 32 high schoolers, GRAMMY Week was jam-packed with new experiences.

To learn more about how to apply, visit:
GRAMMY Camp—Jazz Sessions Application

Watch the GRAMMY Camp—Jazz Sessions band perform live on Entertainment Tonight:

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at the camp experience:

Full list of GRAMMY Camp members:

Band
Name City School Part
Matt Richards Walnut Creek, Calif. Las Lomas High School Alto Sax 1
Nathan Farrell Montclair, N.J. Montclair High School Alto Sax 2
Jason Chrisman Weaverville, N.C. North Buncombe High School Tenor Sax
Morgan Guerin Atlanta, Ga. Westlake High School Tenor Sax
Ben Fitzpatrick Bethel, Conn. Bethel High School Bari Sax
Jonah Moss Walnut Creek, Calif. Northgate High School Trumpet Lead
Geoffrey Gallante Alexandria, Va. West Potomac High School Trumpet 2
Alex Melnychuck Tucson, Ariz. Salpointe Catholic High School Trumpet 3
Evan Abounassar Yorba Linda, Calif. Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Trumpet 4
Carlos Ramos Downey, Calif. Downey High School Trumpet 5
Remee Ashley Berkeley, Calif. Berkeley High School Trombone 1
Jack Kotze Frankfort, Ill. Lincoln-Way North High School Trombone 2
Jasim Perales Oakland, Calif. Berkeley High School Trombone 3
Ethan Santos Fresno, Calif. Buchanan High School Bass Trombone
Sam Towse Huntington, N.Y. Friends Academy Piano
Abeed Janjua Pembroke Pines, Fla. Dillard High School Bass
Joseph Bell Princeton, N.J. Princeton High School Guitar
Julius Rodriguez White Plains, N.Y. The Masters School Drums
Choir
Sharada Shashidhar Painted Post, N.Y. Corning-Painted Post High School Soprano
Abigail Berry Burbank, Calif. Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Soprano
Kara Walton La Vista, Neb. Papillion La Vista High School Alto
Makele Clemmons Chicago, Ill. Chicago High School for the Arts Alto
Jack VanGorden Dallas, Texas Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Tenor
Jack O’Connor Dallas, Texas Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Tenor
Daniel Barbrack New York, N.Y. Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music, Art and Performing Arts Bass
Evan Wright Temple City, Calif. Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Bass
Combo
Jamael Dean Redondo Beach, Calif. Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Piano
Maxwell Schwartz Berkeley, Calif. Berkeley High School Bass
Jordan Reifkind Los Angeles, Calif. Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Guitar
Zachary Vaughen Lancaster, Pa. Manheim Township High School Drums
Media Team
Anthony Richard Jr. Gretna, La. New Orleans Center for Creative Arts Media Team
Alejandra Matheu-Rios Henderson, Nev. College Southern Nevada High School Media Team