You can see and hear second year Commercial Music Production (CMP) major Léa Verlin in action thanks to Guitar Center’s “Singer Songwriter with Don Was” competition. Verlin is participating in this year’s contest, which is open to individual singer-songwriters performing original music and offers the chance to win a four-song EP produced by Grammy-winner Don Was along with $25,000 in cash.
Out of the nearly 10,000 songwriters participating, Verlin’s entry is currently ranked in the top 100! Each week, the 10 submissions with the most online activity will be selected for review by the competition’s judging panel. Show your support by listening to and then sharing her song “Flying High” here. You can also watch her video for “Flying High” below.
Born in Nancy, France, Verlin has been writing music since the age of 12. She has received many performance awards, including Little Miami Chorale’s “Most Outstanding Soloist”, Kentucky and Mason idol finalist, Little Miami Talent Show’s first place winner, three consecutive people’s choice awards, and two consecutive second place awards.
About CCM’s Commercial Music Production Program
CCM’s bachelor of music degree in Commercial Music Production (CMP) offers a comprehensive education in professional commercial music studies. This unique program combines core training in music theory, composition, arranging and musicianship combined with recording studio. It also includes an additional emphasis on entrepreneurial business by offering a minor field in Music Business in Entrepreneurship. This creates a vibrant and exclusive educational experience that provides graduates with numerous opportunities for meaningful employment in the music industry. Learn more by visiting ccm.uc.edu/music/cmp.