Memphis Membership Celebration 2017

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    The officers and chapter governors are introduced at the Memphis Chapter GRAMMY Membership Celebration at Halloran Centre at the Orpheum.
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    Memphis Chapter Sr. Executive Director Jon Hornyak welcomes attendees to the Memphis Chapter GRAMMY Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis Chapter Trustees Scott Billington and Ken Shepherd speak at the Memphis Chapter GRAMMY Membership Celebration.
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    Memphis Chapter President Gebre Waddell speaks at the Memphis Chapter GRAMMY Membership Celebration.
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    Julien Baker performs at the Memphis Chapter GRAMMY Membership Celebration.
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    (L-R) GRAMMY-winner and Recording Academy Memphis Chapter Governor Kirk Whalum, Recording Academy Memphis Chapter Sr. Executive Director Jon Hornyak and Recording Academy South Regional Director Susan Stewart
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    Alfred Banks performs at the Memphis Chapter GRAMMY Membership Celebration.
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    Marco Pavé performs at the Memphis Chapter GRAMMY Membership Celebration.
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    (L-R) McKenna Bray, Memphis Chapter Governors Susan Marshall, Halley Phillips and Vicki Loveland.
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    Don Bryant and the Bo-Keys perform at the Memphis Chapter GRAMMY Membership Celebration.
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    (L-R) Memphis Chapter elected leaders John Paul Keith, Matt Ross-Spang, Sean Ardoin, Justin Fisher and Carl Nappa.
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    (L-R) Memphis Chapter Governors Cindy Cogbill and Pat Mitchell Worley with Bryan Hayes.
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    (L-R) Memphis Chapter President Gebre Waddell, Jerry Phillips, and Memphis Chapter Vice President Matt Ross-Spang.

On June 19, 2017, 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 Julien Baker, Alfred Banks, Marco Pavé and Don Bryant & The Bo-Keys.

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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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Senior Executive Director - Jon Hornyak


President - Gebre Waddell

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