GRAMMY Nominees and The Recording Academy feted by the Consul General of Canada

    LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - Last night at an event hosted by the Consul
General of Canada in Los Angeles, Canadian GRAMMY nominees were joined by The
Recording Academy at a showcase and celebration of music excellence. Pictured
are from right to left:

    Neil Tesser, Vice Chairman of The Recording Academy
    Tyley Ross, founder of East Village Opera Company - GRAMMY Nominee "Best
    Classical Crossover Album"
    Dianne Werner - ARC Ensemble - GRAMMY Nominee "Best Chamber Music
    David Fransen - Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles
    David Grossman - Executive Vice President, The Recording Academy
    Peter Kiesewalter, founder of East Village Opera Company - Nominee "Best
    Classical Crossover Album"
    Deadmau5 - GRAMMY Nominee -"Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical"

    Performing live in the Showcase were Halifax native Jenn Grant who
recently released her second album called Echoes, hip-hop artist Shad, and
Montreal-based band Plants & Animals.
    Sixteen GRAMMY 2009 nominations or nominations with Canadian connections
were garnered this year by Canadians, with winners being announced this
Sunday, February 8, 2009, on the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards broadcast on Global
TV at 8:00pm ET/PT.

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