JBL & Martin Garrix Launch 2024 Music Academy

JBL & Martin Garrix Launch 2024 Music Academy

The highly anticipated return of the JBL & Martin Garrix Music Academy has been officially announced. The academy offers a unique opportunity for emerging musical talent to sharpen their skills under the guidance of industry giants. Slated for November 2024, the three-day immersive program will take place at the renowned STMPD Studios in Amsterdam, marking the continuation of a journey that began with its successful inauguration in 2023.

This initiative represents a partnership between the global audio giant JBL and the world-renowned DJ and producer Martin Garrix. It embodies their shared commitment to nurturing the next generation of music artists, offering 30 selected participants an unparalleled platform for growth and learning. The academy aims to equip these budding musicians, songwriters, singers, and producers with the necessary tools, insights, and connections to thrive in the competitive landscape of the music industry.

The curriculum is designed to cover critical aspects of the music business, including music creation, branding, and entrepreneurship, through in-depth workshops led by Martin Garrix and other leading figures in the industry. This educational experience is further enriched by the opportunity to network with fellow artists and gain exposure to real-world scenarios within the music sector.

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Reflecting on the academy's impact, Martin Garrix, JBL Global Brand Ambassador, expressed his enthusiasm for the project's second year. "I'm super excited we're doing a second edition of the Music Academy with JBL this year. Meeting all the talented artists last year and seeing their creativity and passion through the experience was inspiring," Garrix said. He highlighted the synergy between the academy's objectives and the goals of his label, STMPD RCRDS, in supporting emerging talent.

Robert Jan van Dormael, vice president of marketing for the lifestyle division EMEA and India at JBL, further underscored the company's commitment to fostering musical talent. He emphasized the company's foundational passion for music and its ongoing efforts to empower artists to transform their musical ambitions into sustainable careers.

The academy also offers a bridge to real-world opportunities, as evidenced by the support extended to the Class of 2023 alumni. Graduates from the inaugural session were provided platforms to showcase their music and represent JBL at prestigious events and festivals, including the Montreux Jazz Festival and the JBL Snow Party.

Applications for the JBL & Martin Garrix Music Academy 2024 are now open worldwide. Aspiring artists are invited to submit a motivational video and up to three tracks that best capture their unique sound by April 30, 2024.

For those looking to make their mark in the music world, the JBL & Martin Garrix Music Academy offers a rare chance to learn from the best, connect with like-minded individuals, and take a significant step forward in their artistic journey. Further details and application instructions can be found at www.jbl.com/musicacademy, opening doors for the next wave of musical innovators.

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