Music Producer Billy Smiley Visits Bethel

Music Producer Billy Smiley speaks to Bethel students

Alumnus Billy Smiley (attended '75-'76) was on campus today to speak with students and administrators about the possibility of creating more experiences for students related to music performance, studio engineering and music business.

Smiley is a songwriter, musician and producer, best known for being a founding member of the Christian group WhiteHeart. He has five Grammy nominations, was named GMA songwriter of the year in 1988 and has co-written 27 number one songs. He currently runs Northern Shore Productions, helping to develop and produce new artists out of his studios in Nashville and Phoenix.