Ray and Vivian Chew Announce The Power 2 Inspire Foundation Summer Internship/Mentorship Program

Ray and Vivian Chew Announce The Power 2 Inspire Foundation Summer Internship/Mentorship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 1, 2022 (Closter, NJ) – The Power 2 Inspire Foundation is excited to announce the 2022 launch of its Summer Internship/Mentorship program, starting the application process today. Applications are open now until March 31, 2022, at 6:00 pm ET.
Apply here.
In Spring 2022, The Power 2 Inspire Foundation will also present a Master Class series featuring virtual presentations and lectures every month. Each presentation and speech will come from some of the “best of the best” global professionals in the music industry. Master Classes will have limited spots available and open to the public soon.
In effect since 2020, during the start of the pandemic, Power 2 Inspire’s Summer Internship/Mentorship Program focused on gifted musicians/producers, singers/songwriters, and potential music business innovators who were ready to take over the world of music.
Initially, The Summer Internship/Mentorship Program was crafted to provide interns with an in-person internship experience, but COVID-19 pivoted the program to become virtual. Due to changes, the program consisted of virtual meetings three times a week with mentors, including panel-like discussions and Q&A sessions. Ultimately, the interns were assigned to a mentor to equip them with the right tools to move forward in the music business. Please find information on the program and our foundation on our website www.power2inspire.org.

2020-2021 Intern Highlights

Erika Nicole Johnson – Music Industry Lane

Recent graduate of Florida A&M University and former Miss Florida A&M, Erika is currently receiving her Masters from the Manhattan School of the Arts. Erika has had the opportunity to perform alongside her mentor and R&B star, Kenny Lattimore during the virtual Carnegie Hall series. Check out her performance here.

Gabrielle Garo – Musician/Producer Lane

Gabrielle Garo is an extraordinary musician that has performed with megastars, Lizzo and Chloe x Halle, playing the flute. She has also graced the Latin Grammy Awards stage and many more. She is currently the Assistant Band Director for the Middle School Jazz Academy – Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Luke Waldron – Musician/Producer Lane

Luke is a recent graduate of Berklee College of Music with a major
in Jazz Composition and minor in Instrumental Repair. He is excited
to commence his career as a professional musician.

Brianna Knight – Singer/Songwriter Lane

Since graduating from the program, Brianna Knight has become the face and voice of many TV commercials including Cricket Wireless. She is currently auditioning for roles on Broadway. Her single “So Deep” is available on all platforms. Click here to listen.

Johnathan Christie – Musician/Producer Lane

Highly accomplished guitarist, Johnathan Christie, recently received his B.A. and his M.A. from Rutgers University. He currently works at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ and aspires to work with artists as their financial literacy advisor.

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