Ross LARA is an American music composer, songwriter, sound designer and engineer from Washington D.C. area and a graduate of Full Sail University. Ross has collaborated with Paul Oakenfold, BT, Chris Mann, Phil Tan, Ferry Corsten, Dancing with the Stars and Korean Pop stars like SHINee, 100%, Luna, Fiestar and VIXX. He has over one million song sales in his credit with several #1 K-pop singles in Asia and numerous songs that have charted internationally on billboard, Gaon, Hype Machine and Beatport.
18 time Grammy Winning Engineer – Leslie Brathwaite is one of our International Guest Faculties. Among his achievements, Leslie was awarded the GRAMMY awards for TLC’s Fanmail (Best Rap Album) , Brandy and Monica’s single, The Boy Is Mine (Best R&B Performance by a Duo/Group) and his most celebrated song ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams. Credits: Pharrell Williams, Outkast, Björk, TLC, Jay Z, Madonna, Ludacris, Young Jeezy, Akon, T.I., Monica, Michael Jackson, Cher, Mary J. Blige, 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G., GRAMMY Awards for Best R&B performance by Duo or Group – Brandy and Monica The Boy Is Mine (1999)
Jan Tore Diesen
Guest Lecturer from Norway – Jan Tore Diesen held a 3 days long workshop exclusively for the student of The Media Tribe.
Jan-Tore Diesen is a norwegian Music Producer, Musician, Songwriter and Lecturer. He has worked in the music-industry since 1996, after completing his degree in Music, Music Technology and Composition. He is also an Authorized Apple Trainer. He has produced numerous albums and tracks released internationally, among them the main single-release from the French Star Academy, he has scored music for TV and Film, and he is currently signed to AMV-Talpa as a songwriter. Jan-Tore also holds the position as senior lecturer at NISS in Music Technology and Songwriting, besides running his studios in Oslo, Norway.