The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has recognized Rodney Waschka, professor of arts studies, for “supporting the recording academy’s mission to improve the environment for music and the lives of all members of our creative community.”
Waschka, a voting member of the academy, has appeared on 11 commercial recordings as a composer or performer for record labels in the United States, Britain, Portugal and Canada. In addition, he has produced or co-produced 11 commercial albums.
The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences is an organization of musicians, producers, recording engineers and other recording professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life of musicians and the cultural condition for music in society. The organization recognizes the best in music every year through the Grammy Awards.