Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) August 3, 2007
Last week, Full Sail Real World Education (http://www.fullsail.com) welcomed songwriter and producer, Trina Harmon, who visited campus and conducted private songwriting sessions with students in the Recording Arts Degree Program.
In addition to the exclusive sessions, Harmon, who is also a Recording Arts graduate of Full Sail, presented to students and staff about breaking into the entertainment industry. She also offered her expertise to those interested in pursuing a career producing, songwriting or performing, the chance for their demo tapes to be reviewed.
After graduating from Full Sail, Harmon signed her first publishing deal in Nashville with Byron Gallimore's Publishing Company. From Nashville, Harmon moved to Los Angeles, CA where she began writing for Judy Stakee at Warner Chappell and wrote and produced for various recording artists in the Pop, Country, R&B and Contemporary Christian genres.
Harmon has worked with a long list of leading celebrity artists such as: Jessica Simpson, Nick Lachey, Kellie Coffey, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, SheDaisy, Hillary Duff and many more. Harmon also serves as a music consultant and life coach for The Kyam Group in California as well.
Full Sail's Program Director of Recording Arts, Bill Smith said, "Trina is an amazing talent and we are very thankful that she could be here to provide her insight into the entertainment industry. Having a graduate who has reached her level of success in the field return to campus to address students with their sights set on the future, is the best inspiration they could ever receive."
About Full Sail:
Since 1979, Full Sail Real World Education, a college outside of Orlando, FL, has been an innovative educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. With over 25,000 alumni, graduate credits include work on Oscar, Emmy and GRAMMY-winning projects, best-selling video games, and the #1 grossing U.S. concert tour seven out of the last seven years. Full Sail's 178-acre campus proudly welcomes over 5,000 students from 50 states and 37 countries. Currently, Full Sail offers degrees in the following disciplines: Master of Science Degree in Entertainment Business; Bachelor of Science Degrees in Computer Animation, Digital Arts & Design, Film, Game Development and Music Business; Associate of Science Degrees in Graphic Design, Recording Arts and Show Production & Touring.
Students experience a "real world" education with a professional class structure of 8-12 hours per day and a 24-hour around the clock schedule which earned Full Sail the "Most Innovative Program" Award by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges. The college has also been named: "The Harvard of Game Schools" by Tips & Tricks Magazine; one of the top three "New Media Schools" by Shift Magazine (alongside the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University); one of the Top Five Game Degree Programs in the world by Electronic Gaming Monthly; one of the "Best Music Programs" in the country by Rolling Stone Magazine; one of the "Best Music Business Departments" in the Schools That Rock: The Rolling Stone College Guide; and one of the Best Film Programs in the country by UNleashed Magazine.
For more information about Full Sail, please visit: http://www.fullsail.com.