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Wednesday, September 17 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Recording Academy: To the GRAMMYs and Beyond!

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You know the GRAMMYs, music’s biggest night. But do you know how the Recording Academy engages the music community year-round? From advocacy at the state and federal level on behalf of creators, to professional development programs, to the music education, archiving and preservation programs of the GRAMMY Foundation, to the human service activities of MusiCares, to the remarkable curatorial and public programs series at the GRAMMY Museum, the mission of the Recording Academy goes well beyond awards. We invite you to hear the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s Jeff Hanna in conversation with: Christine Albert, Chair of the Recording Academy Board of Trustees, Debbie Carroll, Executive Director of MusiCares, Lynne Sheridan, Director of Public Programs at the GRAMMY Museum, and Scott Goldman, Vice President of the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares. They’ll discuss the work of an organization committed to the betterment of our music community.


Jeff Hanna

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
JEFF HANNA is a founding member of the iconic Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Over the course of his career, he has toured and recorded with Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash, Earl Scruggs, Levon Helm, Emmylou Harris and John Prine, among others. Jeff’s accolades include CMA, IBMA, and multiple GRAMMY Awards. Hanna has written numerous hits for NGDB, as well as others, including Rascal Flatts’ cross-over smash, “Bless The Broken... Read More →


Christine Albert

Chair of the Board of Trustees, The Recording Academy
CHRISTINE ALBERT, a singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas is currently serving as Chair of the Board of Trustees of The Recording Academy - the first independent artist and only the second woman to hold this esteemed position. She has released 11 independent CDs as a solo artist and as part of the Folk/Americana duo “Albert and Gage” with her husband, Chris Gage; the couple also owns and operates MoonHouse Studio and MoonHouse Records in... Read More →

Debbie Carroll

Executive Director, MusiCares
DEBBIE CARROLL is Executive Director of MusiCares. She oversees the health and human service programs for MusiCares nationwide. Her education includes a B.A. in psychology from the University of Colorado in Boulder and a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Georgia. Debbie currently serves on the boards of directors of Leadership Music, Lifting Lives, Sage Horse Learning Center and SOURCE. She is also on the Advisory... Read More →

Scott Goldman

GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares
SCOTT GOLDMAN joined the GRAMMY Foundation and MusiCares in December 2005. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Development at City of Hope. From 1991-2005 he ran the organization’s fundraising efforts within the music and entertainment industries. Since 2010 he has hosted nearly 200 programs at the GRAMMY Museum, interviewing artists about their music and careers. Goldman is also a professional musician appearing at clubs and... Read More →

Lynne Sheridan

Director of Public Programs and Artist Relations, The GRAMMY Museum
LYNNE SHERIDAN is the Director of Public Programs and Artist Relations at The GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles. Sheridan, who joined the Museum as its first employee in 2006, creates and produces intimate, unique public programs that allow music fans the chance to be engaged, informed and inspired. Earlier this year, Sheridan created a new series at the Museum, in partnership with the Americana Music Association, featuring a range of Americana... Read More →

Wednesday September 17, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillsboro - Hutton Hotel 1808 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

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