The Les Paul Foundation has announced a grant to the Grammy Foundation for its ninth annual Grammy Camp program. The 99 talented high school students are from 87 U.S. cities and 27 U.S. states. The Grammy Foundation’s signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students is held Los Angeles at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and in New York at Converse Rubber Tracks.
2013’s recipient of the Les Paul Foundation grant is student Houston Averiett II from Missouri City, Texas, an audio engineering student. Watch’s Averiett’s video submission.
“Like this year’s recipient, Houston Averiett II, Les Paul was fascinated by engineering and created numerous innovations that changed the music industry,” said Michael Braunstein, Executive Director of the Les Paul Foundation. “Les would be amazed at how the experiences at GRAMMY Camp produce lasting effects and positive influences on each and every student. We are very proud to be part of the program and for the path we are helping to pave for future students.”
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