Rider named GRAMMY Museum® Affiliate – Information at Rider

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Wednesday, Jan 5, 2022
College turns into solely second in NJ to hitch unique partnership
by Rachel Stengel ’14, ’20
Rider College has been named to the College Associates program of the GRAMMY Museum®. Rider is barely the second college in New Jersey and one in all 23 establishments worldwide to obtain this designation.
By means of this new partnership, college students and college in Rider’s Westminster Faculty of the Arts may have entry to the traditionally wealthy archives of the GRAMMY Museum® for academic functions. The partnership will even create alternatives for visitor lectures from music historians and different professionals, skilled seminars and programming each just about and on the GRAMMY Museum Expertise on the Prudential Middle in Newark, N.J.
The unique partnership was facilitated by Linda Lorence Critelli, an assistant professor in Rider’s arts and leisure industries administration (AEIM) program and a music-industry skilled with greater than 25 years of expertise. Lorence Critelli is the two-time former president and nationwide trustee, and present governor of the New York Chapter of The Recording Academy. The Academy honors music’s historical past whereas investing in its future via the GRAMMY Museum® and celebrates creative excellence via the GRAMMY Awards.
“We’re thrilled to be affiliated with essentially the most prestigious music group within the {industry},” says Lorence Critelli. “Rider joins an elite pool of different establishments all through the world who’ve expanded their music {industry} curriculum, offering once-in-a-lifetime alternatives for college students. We are able to’t wait to develop our music {industry} attain and collaborate with different schools and universities.”
The GRAMMY Museum® seeks to interact like-minded greater training establishments in a collaborative and distinctive method to arts training and outreach via its associates program. College students in Rider’s AEIM program will significantly profit from the partnership, Lorence Critelli says, as the main gives music industry-specific curriculum.
The partnership is a pure complement to Rider’s Westminster Faculty of the Arts, which emphasizes quite a lot of experiential studying and efficiency alternatives. Alumni have gone on to carry out on among the world’s most notable levels, together with Broadway and nationwide excursions. Additionally they change into leaders in arts and leisure industries and lecturers of their native communities. Westminster Choir Faculty of Rider College, one of many world’s main faculties of music, can be famend for its quite a few GRAMMY Award nominations and wins amongst its choirs and alumni.
​​Established in 2008 in Los Angeles, the GRAMMY Museum® is a nonprofit group devoted to cultivating a higher understanding of the historical past and significance of music via reveals, training, grants, preservation initiatives and public programming.
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