Best new artist Grammy Award nominee Bebe Rexha is set to launch the Grammy Music Education Coalition’s (GMEC) national campaign on behalf of its new All-Star Ambassador program. The campaign will get underway this spring.
Additional members of the All-Star Ambassador program include pop/R&B artist Rita Ora, Broadway veteran Kristin Chenoweth, Grammy winner Stephen Marley, Latin star Luis Fonsi, country newcomer Caroline Jones, classical pianist Lang Lang, Guns N’ Roses’ Matt Sorum, saxophonist Mindi Abair, songwriter Regina Spektor and Philadelphia rock band War on Drugs. Selected for their personal connections to music education, the diverse group of creatives will be working to spread awareness and raise funds for music education.
In a release announcing the Ambassador program, GMEC executive director Lee Whitmore said, “The Grammy Music Education Coalition is thrilled to be celebrating universal music education participation by American elementary, middle and high school students.”
Read more about GMEC’s Ambassador Program via Billboard
About the Grammy Music Education Coalition
The Grammy Music Education Coalition (GMEC) was formed with the goal of increasing the number of youth actively participating in music making in U.S. public schools. This nonprofit collective consisting of more than 30 of the nation’s most forward-thinking music education organizations, including the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), the NAMM Foundation (National Association of Music Merchants), VH1 Save The Music Foundation, and Lang Lang Foundation International Music Foundation, among others, is collaborating with communities for systems change through youth-centered music education that supports teachers and fosters opportunity for students to create, play and perform music together.
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