Teacher Curriculum & Resources
Stevie Ray Vaughan was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is widely considered one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of music, and one of the most important figures in the revival of blues in the 1980s.
Although the term “Beatlemania” was first used in 1963 to describe the shrieking Beatles fans in England, it quickly spread throughout – and took over – America, its airwaves, its record stores, its movie houses and its teenagers...
Born in 1912, Woody Guthrie is one of the most noted folk singers and songwriters in history, penning thousands of songs in his career, including the seminal American folk song, "This Land Is Your Land."Robin Carson, Courtesy of Woody Guthrie Archives
On February 9, 2010, during Washington, D.C.'s worst snow storm on record, President Obama and the First Family joined Vice president Joe Biden, Cabinet members and other special guests, as well as students from around the country, to commemorate Black History Month...
On February 24, 2011, The White House welcomed 120 students from across the country to celebrate the music of Motown when they hosted "The Sound of Young America: The History of Motown" in the State Dining Room.
Are you looking to introduce students to the concept of music as a force for social change? The GRAMMY Museum's Songs of Conscience, Sounds of Freedom curriculum highlights the intersection of music and politics with lessons that introduce key concepts.
The movie BANDSLAM is about a high school kid, Will Burton, who wears his nonconformist heart on his sleeve. It's about what it means (and what it takes) for a person to express himself-loud and clear-through music.
Explore the GRAMMY Museum with the cast of the movie Bandslam! Watch as Gaelan, Vanessa and Aly break down the basics of musical genres, songwriting and recording and how they relate to you, as a student.