Bruce Hornsby and 10 Other Famous University of Miami's Frost School of Music Alumni
Formerly a writer and back-up singer for singer Gloria Estafan, Secada was raised in Hialeah and attended Hialeah High before enrolling in Miami-Dade College and eventually the University of Miami. He's the recipient of two Grammy Awards and has sold over 20 million records since the release of his first solo album in 1992. Aside from his work with Estafan, he's also written songs for Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, and Mandy Moore, among others.
2. Matt Serletic
A staff producer for Atlantic Records, Serletic has been behind the boards for such bands as Collective Soul, Matchbox Twenty, and Blessid Union of Souls. Serletic. He also preceded Jason Flom as chairman of Virgin Records. His most recent project was Joe Cocker's album Hard Knocks.
1. Lari White
Born in Dunedin, Florida, White sang in her family band, the Whites, before beginning her musical education, studying vocals and engineering at the Miami Frost School of Music. White's breakthrough album, Wishes, produced three consecutive Top Ten country hits with "That's My Baby," "Now I Know," and "That's How You Know (When You're In Love)," and reached Number 24 on Billboard's Country Albums charts.