Full Sail University Graduate, Kory Kruckenburg, Wins GRAMMY® Award

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Full Sail University is proud to announce that 2002 Recording Arts graduate, Kory Kruckenburg, received a GRAMMY® Award of his very own for his work as an Engineer in the Best Engineered Album, Classical category for Eliesha Nelson’s album Quincy Porter: Complete Viola Works at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards which aired live on CBS Sunday, February 13, 2011.

For more information about Full Sail, please visit www.fullsail.edu.

“Full Sail University is proud of Kory as well as all of the graduates who worked on projects nominated at this year’s GRAMMY awards,” said Jay Noble, Director of Alumni, Full Sail University.

Full Sail University is proud to announce that 2002 Recording Arts graduate, Kory Kruckenburg, received a GRAMMY® Award of his very own for his work as an Engineer in the Best Engineered Album, Classical category for Eliesha Nelson’s album Quincy Porter: Complete Viola Works at the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards which aired live on CBS Sunday, February 13, 2011.

At this year’s ceremony, 30 graduates were credited on 14 GRAMMY®-winning projects across 20 categories. In total, 74 Full Sail Recording Arts graduates were involved in the production of 53 individual artists’ releases that were nominated in 45 separate categories. Of these 74 graduates, 8 were personally named as GRAMMY nominees.

Full Sail University graduates that were recognized on nominated projects include:

  •     Cristian Delano, Engineer, Album of the Year, The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga
  •     Johnny Severin III, Engineer, Album of the Year, The Fame Monster, Lady Gaga
  •     Robert Marks, Engineer, Album of the Year, Recovery, Eminem
  •     Alex Merzin, Engineer, Album of the Year, Recovery, Eminem
  •     Carlos Oyanedel, Engineer, Album of the Year, Teenage Dream, Katy Perry
  •     Phil Tan, Mixing, Album of the Year, Teenage Dream, Katy Perry
  •     Graham Marsh, Engineer, Record of the Year, F*** You, Cee Lo Green
  •     Kory Kruckenburg, Engineer, Best Engineered Album, Classical, Quincy Porter: Complete Viola Works, Eliesha Nelson

Full Sail graduates have mixed, recorded, or assisted on 17 GRAMMY®-winning Album of the Year releases over the past 20 years, including this year’s Album of the Year winner, The Suburbs, by Arcade Fire.

“Full Sail University is proud of Kory as well as all of the graduates who worked on projects nominated at this year’s GRAMMY awards,” said Jay Noble, Director of Alumni, Full Sail University. “It has been, and continues to be, an honor to annually watch the accomplishments of our alumni.”

For more information on the 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards Ceremony, please visit http://www.grammy.com

For more information on Full Sail University, please visit http://www.fullsail.edu

About Full Sail University:

Since 1979, Full Sail University has been an innovation educational leader for those pursuing careers in the entertainment industry. With over 34,500 alumni, graduate credits include work on OSCAR®, Emmy® and GRAMMY®-winning projects, best-selling video games, and #1 grossing U.S. concert tours. Full Sail’s 191-acre campus and online education platform proudly welcomes over 13,000 students from 50 states and 49 countries. Full Sail currently offers a total of 33 Associate, Bachelor and Master campus and online degree programs including: Computer Animation, Creative Writing for Entertainment, Digital Arts & Design, Digital Cinematography, Education Media Design & Technology, Entertainment Business, Film, Game Art, Game Design, Game Development, Graphic Design, Internet Marketing, Media Design, Mobile Development, Music Business, Music Production, New Media Journalism, Recording Arts, Recording Engineering, Show Production, Sports Marketing & Media, and Web Design & Development. Full Sail was named the 2008 “School/College of the Year” by the Florida Association of Postsecondary Schools and Colleges; The Harvard of Game Schools by Tops & Tricks Magazine; one of the top three New Media Schools by Shift Magazine; 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; and one of the Best Film Programs in the country by UNleashed Magazine.

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