Roland Instruments In Interactive Music Education Initiative

The GRAMMY Museum Experience opens in Kansas City      14/01/13
Roland Instruments In Interactive Music Education Initiative


Roland has been in touch to tell us about the GRAMMY Museum Experience @ Sprint Center in Kansas City, a one-of-a-kind, 21st-century interactive area that explores and celebrates music, the creative process, technology, recording and -- the GRAMMY Award. An exclusive hands-on Roland LIVE section of this exhibit gives GRAMMY Museum visitors a chance to play electronic musical instruments and lets them explore and learn how today's music is crafted. Open to the public, the GRAMMY Museum Experience @ Sprint Center provides an ongoing opportunity for teachers, students and music lovers of all ages to experience music making with Roland and BOSS products in an interactive, educational and inspirational environment.

Tim Leiweke, President and CEO of AEG, told us, "The GRAMMY Museum Experience @ Sprint Center is an exciting interactive celebration of the power of music. Opening this facility will certainly further the mission of the GRAMMY Museum Foundation to educate and inspire music fans of all ages."

GRAMMY Museum Experience visitors of any experience level can enjoy a wide variety of activities using Roland® and BOSS® musical instruments such as hand percussion on the HandSonic®, performing as a mobile keyboardist on the Lucina AX-09, and making beats on the SP-404SX Sampler. Stations are set up to allow participants to play a full V-Drums® kit, to learn how to play a famous song on the HPi-7F Digital Piano, to sing with custom vocal effects on the VE-5 Vocal Performer, and to create a signature guitar tone using BOSS pedals. Visitors can also mix original multi-track recordings from George Harrison, Whitney Houston, Bob Marley and Lamb of God on four BR-1200CD Digital Recording Studios. CM-220 Cube Monitor systems for high-fidelity audio playback are featured throughout the museum's exhibits as well.

Music novices and seasoned guitar enthusiasts alike will all have the opportunity to test drive stompboxes as part of the Roland® LIVE experience, including the DD-3 Digital Delay Pedal, CH-1 Super Chorus Pedal, DS-1 Distortion Pedal, FDR-1 Fender Deluxe '65 Reverb Amp Pedal, and AC-3 Acoustic Simulator Pedal.

About The GRAMMY Museum
Paying tribute to music's rich cultural history, this one-of-a-kind, 21st-century Museum explores and celebrates the enduring legacies of all forms of music, the creative process, the art and technology of the recording process, and the history of the premier recognition of excellence in recorded music -- the GRAMMY Award. The GRAMMY Museum features 30,000 square feet of interactive and multimedia exhibits located within L.A. LIVE, the downtown Los Angeles sports, entertainment and residential district. Through thought-provoking and dynamic public and educational programs and exhibits, guests will experience music from a never-before-seen insider perspective that only The GRAMMY Museum can deliver. For more information about the GRAMMY Museum, visit .

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