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Alumni Hit Makers Return During Homecoming Week

Belmont alumni Rusty Gaston, Anna Weisband and Emily Weisband returned to campus last week to talk to students about pursuing a career in songwriting and music publishing.

Anna and Emily Weisband
Anna and Emily Weisband

All hailing from THiS Music Publishing, Gaston serves as the founder and president, Anna Weisband is vice president and Emily Weisband is a staff songwriter.

Emily Weisband graduated from Belmont in 2014 as a songwriting major and signed her first publishing deal with THiS Music/Warner Chappell in early 2014 prior to graduation. She is a co-writer of the Billboard Top 15 pop hit “Consequences” by Camila Cabello. Emily has also had songs recorded by various artists, including Dan + Shay, Keith Urban, Lauren Alaina, Pink, Selena Gomez, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Lady Antebellum, Thomas Rhett and more. She also won a Grammy Award for the song “Thy Will” by Hillary Scott & The Scott Family.

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