Memphis Membership Celebration 2016

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    The Governors of The Recording Academy Memphis Chapter are introduced at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis Chapter's Sr. Executive Director Jon Hornyak welcomes attendees to the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis Chapter President Scott Bomar speaks at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis Chapter Trustee Susan Marshall speaks at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis Chapter Trustee Scott Billington speaks at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Outgoing Memphis Chapter Trustee Ken Shepherd announces the new Blues GRAMMY category at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    GRAMMY nominee Cedric Burnside performs at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis' own JCKSN Ave performs at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis' soulful Cameron Bethany performs at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis' The Band CAMINO performs at the Memphis Membership Celebration.
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    Looking down at attendees at trhe Memphis Membership Celebration.

On June 27, 2016, the Memphis Chapter hosted the Memphis Membership Celebration at the Halloran Centre at the Orpheum Theatre. The event offered local members an opportunity to meet Memphis Chapter board members, Recording Academy staff members and network with their fellow members, as well as enjoy new music and videos by regional artists, refreshments and camaraderie. Attendees enjoyed live music by recent GRAMMY nominee Cedric Burnside, JCKSN Ave, Cameron Bethany and The Band Camino.

Benefits of Membership

The Recording Academy is the preeminent organization for musicians, producers, engineers and other music professionals. Our mission is to advance artistic and technical excellence, work to ensure a vital and free creative environment, and act as an advocate on behalf of music and its makers.

Our members have access to live events all around the country, as well as 24/7 access to the GRAMMY Pro library of video and editorial content, which explores the industry and craft of music.

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Chapter Information


Senior Executive Director - Jon Hornyak


President - Gebre Waddell

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