Winter Park, FL (February 15, 2011)—A total of 30 graduates were credited on 14 Grammy-winning projects across 20 categories at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, including Kory Kruckenburg, for Best Engineered Album, Classical category for Eliesha Nelson’s album, Quincy Porter: Complete Viola Works.
In all, 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, eight 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.”
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