Agency Update: Skoll World Forum, Music at Home, and More


Entertain Impact worked on this year’s Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship, where we supported music programming curation and securing performers. Official programming at Oxford was cancelled in light of recent events, however 60+ panels and events occurred virtually between March 30 – April 3. 

2020 Skoll Awardees for Social Entrepeneurship graphic

On April 2, the World Forum honored five organizations doing vital work at the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship with a special performance from Chilean pop-star and activist Francisca Valenzuela.  For more on this year’s Awardees, see here

As an added bonus, our own Creative Director, Marie Christine, hosted a Virtual Guided Walk on April 1. See #AStrollWithSkoll here.

GRAMMY® Music Education Coalition Launches “Music at Home” Programming 

The GRAMMY® Music Education Coalition and David Ellefson Youth Music Foundation have launched the “School’s Out” Initiative and “Music At Home” hub to provide free music lessons and one-on-one mentoring sessions with professional recording artists via video to students learning at home due to the pandemic. 

As part of this social impact initiative, there is a suite of planned programming:

Weekly Masterclasses for Students: Hosted on GMEC’s Instagram and Facebook with Dolby On, starting today.

Oh Say You Can STREAM Webathon: On Saturday, April 11 at 4pm EDT, join Artist Ambassador, Megadeth’s David Ellefson and an artist-line-up including Alice Cooper, Testament, Five Finger Death Punch, Zak Brown Band, and more. Watch the stream on GMEC’s Facebook page or Twitch channel

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April 9, 2020

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