Washington D.C. Chapter

Join the Recording Academy
Interested in becoming a Recording Academy member? Learn more about the qualification process and how to submit
Meet the Trustees and Elected Leaders who govern the Recording Academy at the national and local chapter levels
Learn About The GRAMMY Awards
Curious about the GRAMMY process? Learn about how to submit recordings for consideration and who can vote

Emile Berliner invented the first gramophone in our nation’s capital and paved the way for the recorded music industry and the GRAMMY Awards. The Washington D.C. Chapter of the Recording Academy engages the wide-ranging music communities in Maryland, Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Working with varied genres including rock, Latin, hip-hop, R&B, go-go, gospel, folk, classical and jazz, the D.C. Chapter is a vital connection and touchstone for music makers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.

Please take a few minutes and explore not only what the Washington D.C. Chapter is doing, but what all the Chapters have to offer in the way of professional development and opportunities for our members.

Executive Director: Sharon Ingram
President: Deborah Bond

The Recording Academy
Washington D.C. Chapter
10482 Baltimore Ave. #308
Beltsville, MD 20705
Ph: 202.662.1341

Membership In Action



Read the Recording Academy's Voting and Solicitation Guidelines and Voter Code of Conduct for the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Learn More