Usher’s New Look is proud to be the recipient of the Dave Pensado Educator Award for our first-ever, digital curriculum for high school students, Music Industry Leadership 101. The Pensado Awards took place on Sunday, August 30, 2015, at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, CA. The annual award show is the brainchild of Grammy winning mix […]

On April 14th, Usher’s New Look Chief Operations Officer, Gavin McGuire, represented our organization in front of the Ohio House of Representatives. Usher’s New Look’s digital Music Leadership 101 curriculum is currently empowering youth in two Ohio school districts. Leaders of mentoring programs active in the state participated on a panel and offered advice to lawmakers on how to reach young Ohioans […]

Boynton Beach Community High School is one of many schools in the U.S to take on a new Usher’s New Look digital curriculum course called Music Leadership 101. Music Leadership 101 offers a look into various behind the scenes careers in the entertainment industry with lessons taught by the industry professionals themselves, including former Creative Director of Laface Records, […]

‘Students Sing Praises of Usher’s School Program’ By Karen Yi From Sun Sentinel 01/20/15 “A small music industry is brewing inside the classrooms at Boynton Beach Community High School —giving rise to chart-topping singles, fresh artists and, sometimes, bitter fights between record labels.”