MUSIC PRODUCTION2018-11-07T22:00:46+00:00

OPPORTUNITIES IN MUSIC PRODUCTION

POSSIBLE CAREERS
RECORDING STUDIO

  • Recording Engineer
  • Producer
  • Mixer
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Pro Tools Editor
  • Programmer
  • Studio Owner
  • Studio Technician
  • Mastering Assistant
  • Mastering Engineer

LIVE SOUND AND EVENT PRODUCTION

  • Front of House Mixer
  • Monitor Mixer
  • Backline support
  • System Designer
  • System Installer
  • System Technician
  • Cruise Ship Audio Technician
  • AV Technician (Hotels, Resorts etc.)
  • Theatre Sound Designer

RADIO

  • Producer
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Engineer

FILM & TELEVISION PRODUCTION SOUND

  • Utility Cable
  • Playback Operator
  • Boom Operator
  • Location Recordist

POST PRODUCTION SOUND

  • Music Producer
  • Music Recordist
  • Music Editor
  • Music Mixer
  • Music Supervisor
  • Music Contractor
  • Transfer Engineer
  • Duplication Engineer
  • ADR Recordist
  • Music Composer
  • Dialogue/Music Editor
  • ADR Mixer
  • SFX Recordist
  • SFX Editor
  • Foley Recordist
  • Foley Editor
  • Foley Mixer
  • Sound Designer
  • Supervising Sound Editor
  • Re-Recording Mixer

DIGITAL MEDIA & GAMING

  • SFX or Dialogue Editor
  • Video Game Sound Designer
  • Video Game Producer
  • Audio Lead

EMPLOYERS
Dreamhouse Studios [Toronto ON] – Alexsisonfire, Crystal Castles, Diamond Rings. Fucked Up, July Talk.

Warehouse Studios[Vancouver BC] – AC/DC, Alanis Morrissette, Avril Lavigne, Barenaked Ladies, Billy Talent, Black Label Society, Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Everclear, Good Charlotte, Metallica, Michael Buble, Motley Crue, Nickelback, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Our Lady Peace, R.E.M., Rise Agains, Rush.

Lakewind Sound Studios [Cape Breton NS] – Natalie MacMaster, Johnny Reid, Port Cities, The Rankins, Coig, Slowcoaster, Dave Sampson, Aaron C. Lewis, Rachel and Amy Beck, Allie Bennett, Lawrence Martell, Leona Burkey, The Strickland, Johnathan MacInnis, Carolyn Holyoke, Joanne MacIntyre, Deron Donovan, Diane McKinnon & Bryden MacDonald, Andrew Doyle, Alter Ego, Kristen Shaw, Gillian Head, Wendy MacIsaac, Greg Verner.

Noble Street Studios [Toronto ON] – Shawn Mendes, Barenaked Ladies, Three Days Grace, The Tenors, Drake, Trevor Guthrie, The Weeknd, Metric, Mother Mother, Walk Off The Earth, Justin Bieber, A$AP Rocky, The Trews, The Tragically Hip, Danko Jones.

Revolution Recording [Toronto ON] – Arkells, B.O.B, BADBADNOTGOOD, Barenaked Ladies, Basia Bulat, Bidini Band, Big Sugar, Big Wreck, Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, Buck 65, Classified, Colin Linden, Feist, Gordie Johnson, Great Lake Swimmers, Hayden, Kardinal Offishall, Kathleen Edwards, Lights, Los Lobos, Marianas Trench, Moist, Monster Truck, Nelly Furtado, One Republic, Protest the Hero, Robin Thicke, Ron Sexmith, Royal Wood, Rush, The Good Lovelies, The Lazys, The Sadies, The Tea Party, The Tenors, The Tragically Hip, The Trews, The Weeknd, Three Days Grace, Tokyo Police Club.

Phase One Studios [Toronto ON] – Black Eyed Peas, Ghostface-Killah, Holly Cole, Rhianna, Drake, The Trews, Sting, Metric, Ludacris, Kardinal Offishal, Mos Def, Matthew Good, Tori Amos, 50 Cent, Rush, Chantel Kreviazuk, Alice Cooper, Bob Dylan, Kiss, Esthero, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Pink.

WHO ARE SOME OF THE GRADS WORKING IN MUSIC PRODUCTION?
Rob Bakker (Munshine) 2003-2004, Juno nominee. Alex Bonenfant 2003-2004, Engineer, Juno nominee. Ryan Castle 1997-1998, Engineer – Multiple Grammy winner. Matty Green 2002-2003, Engineer. Mixer, Mix Assistant – Multiple Grammy winning and nominated projects, Record of the Year nominated projects. Graham Lessard 2001-2002, Engineer, Juno nominee. Andy Magoffin 1994-1995, Engineer, Mixer, Producer – Juno nominee. Michael Shepherd 1997-1998, Studio Engineer – East Coast Music Awards winner, 5x Engineer of the year winner.  Graham Walsh 1997-1998, Engineer/Mixer – Juno nominee. Jason Dufour 2006-2007, Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Digital Editor – Juno nominee. Simon Larochette 2007-2008, Engineer, Juno nominee. Ryan Enockson 2007-2008, Assistant Engineer – Grammy winning and Juno nominated projects. Siegfried Meier 1998-1999, Engineer, Producer – Juno winner. Mark Neary 1999-2000, Engineer, Producer – Juno winner and nominee – East Coast Music Awards winner. Kevin O’Leary 2008-2009, Engineer – Juno winning and nominated projects. Alastair Sims 2009-2010, Assistant Engineer – Juno winning and nominated. Alex Krotz 2010-2011, Assistant Engineer – Juno winning and nominated projects. Trevor Anderson 2011-2012, Assistant Engineer – Juno nominated projects.

ARTISTS OUR GRADS HAVE WORKED WITH

  • Black Sabbath
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Wolfmother
  • Michael Bublé
  • De-sisive
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Bad Blood
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Muppets
  • Frank Ocean
  • Timber Timbre
  • The Barr Brothers
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Kanye West
  • Florence and the Machine
  • Great Lake Swimmers
  • Single Mothers
  • The Rankins
  • Alysha Brilla
  • Three Days Grace
  • AC/DC
  • P!nk
  • Paul McCartney
  • REM
  • Natalie MacMaster
  • Protest The Hero
  • July Talk
  • Stars
  • The Tragically Hip
  • Woods of Ypres
  • Lights
  • Oasis
  • Rush
  • Beck
  • Billy Talent
  • Headstones
  • The Glorious Sons
  • Mother Mother
  • Trevor Guthrie
  • Elvis Costello
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Death Cab For Cutie
  • The Rolling Stones

OPPORTUNITIES IN MUSIC PRODUCTION

POSSIBLE CAREERS
RECORDING STUDIO

  • Recording Engineer
  • Producer
  • Mixer
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Pro Tools Editor
  • Programmer
  • Studio Owner
  • Studio Technician
  • Mastering Assistant
  • Mastering Engineer

LIVE SOUND AND EVENT PRODUCTION

  • Front of House Mixer
  • Monitor Mixer
  • Backline support
  • System Designer
  • System Installer
  • System Technician
  • Cruise Ship Audio Technician
  • AV Technician (Hotels, Resorts etc.)
  • Theatre Sound Designer

RADIO

  • Producer
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Engineer

FILM & TELEVISION PRODUCTION SOUND

  • Utility Cable
  • Playback Operator
  • Boom Operator
  • Location Recordist

POST PRODUCTION SOUND

  • Music Producer
  • Music Recordist
  • Music Editor
  • Music Mixer
  • Music Supervisor
  • Music Contractor
  • Transfer Engineer
  • Duplication Engineer
  • ADR Recordist
  • Music Composer
  • Dialogue/Music Editor
  • ADR Mixer
  • SFX Recordist
  • SFX Editor
  • Foley Recordist
  • Foley Editor
  • Foley Mixer
  • Sound Designer
  • Supervising Sound Editor
  • Re-Recording Mixer

DIGITAL MEDIA & GAMING

  • SFX or Dialogue Editor
  • Video Game Sound Designer
  • Video Game Producer
  • Audio Lead

ARTISTS OUR GRADS
HAVE WORKED WITH

  • Black Sabbath
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Wolfmother
  • Michael Bublé
  • De-sisive
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Bad Blood
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Muppets
  • Frank Ocean
  • Timber Timbre
  • The Barr Brothers
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Kanye West
  • Florence and the Machine
  • Great Lake Swimmers
  • Single Mothers
  • The Rankins
  • Alysha Brilla
  • Three Days Grace
  • AC/DC
  • P!nk
  • Paul McCartney
  • REM
  • Natalie MacMaster
  • Protest The Hero
  • July Talk
  • Stars
  • The Tragically Hip
  • Woods of Ypres
  • Lights
  • Oasis
  • Rush
  • Beck
  • Billy Talent
  • Headstones
  • The Glorious Sons
  • Mother Mother
  • Trevor Guthrie
  • Elvis Costello
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Death Cab For Cutie
  • The Rolling Stones

EMPLOYERS
Dreamhouse Studios [Toronto ON] – Alexsisonfire, Crystal Castles, Diamond Rings. Fucked Up, July Talk.

Warehouse Studios[Vancouver BC] – AC/DC, Alanis Morrissette, Avril Lavigne, Barenaked Ladies, Billy Talent, Black Label Society, Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Everclear, Good Charlotte, Metallica, Michael Buble, Motley Crue, Nickelback, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Our Lady Peace, R.E.M., Rise Agains, Rush.

Lakewind Sound Studios [Cape Breton NS] – Natalie MacMaster, Johnny Reid, Port Cities, The Rankins, Coig, Slowcoaster, Dave Sampson, Aaron C. Lewis, Rachel and Amy Beck, Allie Bennett, Lawrence Martell, Leona Burkey, The Strickland, Johnathan MacInnis, Carolyn Holyoke, Joanne MacIntyre, Deron Donovan, Diane McKinnon & Bryden MacDonald, Andrew Doyle, Alter Ego, Kristen Shaw, Gillian Head, Wendy MacIsaac, Greg Verner.

Noble Street Studios [Toronto ON] – Shawn Mendes, Barenaked Ladies, Three Days Grace, The Tenors, Drake, Trevor Guthrie, The Weeknd, Metric, Mother Mother, Walk Off The Earth, Justin Bieber, A$AP Rocky, The Trews, The Tragically Hip, Danko Jones.

Revolution Recording [Toronto ON] – Arkells, B.O.B, BADBADNOTGOOD, Barenaked Ladies, Basia Bulat, Bidini Band, Big Sugar, Big Wreck, Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, Buck 65, Classified, Colin Linden, Feist, Gordie Johnson, Great Lake Swimmers, Hayden, Kardinal Offishall, Kathleen Edwards, Lights, Los Lobos, Marianas Trench, Moist, Monster Truck, Nelly Furtado, One Republic, Protest the Hero, Robin Thicke, Ron Sexmith, Royal Wood, Rush, The Good Lovelies, The Lazys, The Sadies, The Tea Party, The Tenors, The Tragically Hip, The Trews, The Weeknd, Three Days Grace, Tokyo Police Club.

Phase One Studios [Toronto ON] – Black Eyed Peas, Ghostface-Killah, Holly Cole, Rhianna, Drake, The Trews, Sting, Metric, Ludacris, Kardinal Offishal, Mos Def, Matthew Good, Tori Amos, 50 Cent, Rush, Chantel Kreviazuk, Alice Cooper, Bob Dylan, Kiss, Esthero, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Pink.

WHO ARE SOME OF THE GRADS WORKING IN MUSIC PRODUCTION?
Rob Bakker (Munshine) 2003-2004, Juno nominee. Alex Bonenfant 2003-2004, Engineer, Juno nominee. Ryan Castle 1997-1998, Engineer – Multiple Grammy winner. Matty Green 2002-2003, Engineer. Mixer, Mix Assistant – Multiple Grammy winning and nominated projects, Record of the Year nominated projects. Graham Lessard 2001-2002, Engineer, Juno nominee. Andy Magoffin 1994-1995, Engineer, Mixer, Producer – Juno nominee. Michael Shepherd 1997-1998, Studio Engineer – East Coast Music Awards winner, 5x Engineer of the year winner.  Graham Walsh 1997-1998, Engineer/Mixer – Juno nominee. Jason Dufour 2006-2007, Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Digital Editor – Juno nominee. Simon Larochette 2007-2008, Engineer, Juno nominee. Ryan Enockson 2007-2008, Assistant Engineer – Grammy winning and Juno nominated projects. Siegfried Meier 1998-1999, Engineer, Producer – Juno winner. Mark Neary 1999-2000, Engineer, Producer – Juno winner and nominee – East Coast Music Awards winner. Kevin O’Leary 2008-2009, Engineer – Juno winning and nominated projects. Alastair Sims 2009-2010, Assistant Engineer – Juno winning and nominated. Alex Krotz 2010-2011, Assistant Engineer – Juno winning and nominated projects. Trevor Anderson 2011-2012, Assistant Engineer – Juno nominated projects.

OPPORTUNITIES IN MUSIC PRODUCTION

POSSIBLE CAREERS
RECORDING STUDIO

  • Recording Engineer
  • Producer
  • Mixer
  • Assistant Engineer
  • Pro Tools Editor
  • Programmer
  • Studio Owner
  • Studio Technician
  • Mastering Assistant
  • Mastering Engineer

LIVE SOUND AND EVENT PRODUCTION

  • Front of House Mixer
  • Monitor Mixer
  • Backline support
  • System Designer
  • System Installer
  • System Technician
  • Cruise Ship Audio Technician
  • AV Technician (Hotels, Resorts etc.)
  • Theatre Sound Designer

RADIO

  • Producer
  • Broadcast Technician
  • Engineer

FILM & TELEVISION PRODUCTION SOUND

  • Utility Cable
  • Playback Operator
  • Boom Operator
  • Location Recordist

POST PRODUCTION SOUND

  • Music Producer
  • Music Recordist
  • Music Editor
  • Music Mixer
  • Music Supervisor
  • Music Contractor
  • Transfer Engineer
  • Duplication Engineer
  • ADR Recordist
  • Music Composer
  • Dialogue/Music Editor
  • ADR Mixer
  • SFX Recordist
  • SFX Editor
  • Foley Recordist
  • Foley Editor
  • Foley Mixer
  • Sound Designer
  • Supervising Sound Editor
  • Re-Recording Mixer

DIGITAL MEDIA & GAMING

  • SFX or Dialogue Editor
  • Video Game Sound Designer
  • Video Game Producer
  • Audio Lead

EMPLOYERS
Dreamhouse Studios [Toronto ON] – Alexsisonfire, Crystal Castles, Diamond Rings. Fucked Up, July Talk.

Warehouse Studios[Vancouver BC] – AC/DC, Alanis Morrissette, Avril Lavigne, Barenaked Ladies, Billy Talent, Black Label Society, Bon Jovi, Bryan Adams, Elton John, Elvis Costello, Everclear, Good Charlotte, Metallica, Michael Buble, Motley Crue, Nickelback, Nine Inch Nails, Nirvana, Our Lady Peace, R.E.M., Rise Agains, Rush.

Lakewind Sound Studios [Cape Breton NS] – Natalie MacMaster, Johnny Reid, Port Cities, The Rankins, Coig, Slowcoaster, Dave Sampson, Aaron C. Lewis, Rachel and Amy Beck, Allie Bennett, Lawrence Martell, Leona Burkey, The Strickland, Johnathan MacInnis, Carolyn Holyoke, Joanne MacIntyre, Deron Donovan, Diane McKinnon & Bryden MacDonald, Andrew Doyle, Alter Ego, Kristen Shaw, Gillian Head, Wendy MacIsaac, Greg Verner.

Noble Street Studios [Toronto ON] – Shawn Mendes, Barenaked Ladies, Three Days Grace, The Tenors, Drake, Trevor Guthrie, The Weeknd, Metric, Mother Mother, Walk Off The Earth, Justin Bieber, A$AP Rocky, The Trews, The Tragically Hip, Danko Jones.

Revolution Recording [Toronto ON] – Arkells, B.O.B, BADBADNOTGOOD, Barenaked Ladies, Basia Bulat, Bidini Band, Big Sugar, Big Wreck, Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, Buck 65, Classified, Colin Linden, Feist, Gordie Johnson, Great Lake Swimmers, Hayden, Kardinal Offishall, Kathleen Edwards, Lights, Los Lobos, Marianas Trench, Moist, Monster Truck, Nelly Furtado, One Republic, Protest the Hero, Robin Thicke, Ron Sexmith, Royal Wood, Rush, The Good Lovelies, The Lazys, The Sadies, The Tea Party, The Tenors, The Tragically Hip, The Trews, The Weeknd, Three Days Grace, Tokyo Police Club.

Phase One Studios [Toronto ON] – Black Eyed Peas, Ghostface-Killah, Holly Cole, Rhianna, Drake, The Trews, Sting, Metric, Ludacris, Kardinal Offishal, Mos Def, Matthew Good, Tori Amos, 50 Cent, Rush, Chantel Kreviazuk, Alice Cooper, Bob Dylan, Kiss, Esthero, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Pink.

WHO ARE SOME OF THE GRADS WORKING IN MUSIC PRODUCTION?
Rob Bakker (Munshine) 2003-2004, Juno nominee. Alex Bonenfant 2003-2004, Engineer, Juno nominee. Ryan Castle 1997-1998, Engineer – Multiple Grammy winner. Matty Green 2002-2003, Engineer. Mixer, Mix Assistant – Multiple Grammy winning and nominated projects, Record of the Year nominated projects. Graham Lessard 2001-2002, Engineer, Juno nominee. Andy Magoffin 1994-1995, Engineer, Mixer, Producer – Juno nominee. Michael Shepherd 1997-1998, Studio Engineer – East Coast Music Awards winner, 5x Engineer of the year winner.  Graham Walsh 1997-1998, Engineer/Mixer – Juno nominee. Jason Dufour 2006-2007, Engineer, Assistant Engineer, Digital Editor – Juno nominee. Simon Larochette 2007-2008, Engineer, Juno nominee. Ryan Enockson 2007-2008, Assistant Engineer – Grammy winning and Juno nominated projects. Siegfried Meier 1998-1999, Engineer, Producer – Juno winner. Mark Neary 1999-2000, Engineer, Producer – Juno winner and nominee – East Coast Music Awards winner. Kevin O’Leary 2008-2009, Engineer – Juno winning and nominated projects. Alastair Sims 2009-2010, Assistant Engineer – Juno winning and nominated. Alex Krotz 2010-2011, Assistant Engineer – Juno winning and nominated projects. Trevor Anderson 2011-2012, Assistant Engineer – Juno nominated projects.

ARTISTS OUR GRADS HAVE WORKED WITH

  • Black Sabbath
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Wolfmother
  • Michael Bublé
  • De-sisive
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Bad Blood
  • Taylor Swift
  • The Muppets
  • Frank Ocean
  • Timber Timbre
  • The Barr Brothers
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Kanye West
  • Florence and the Machine
  • Great Lake Swimmers
  • Single Mothers
  • The Rankins
  • Alysha Brilla
  • Three Days Grace
  • AC/DC
  • P!nk
  • Paul McCartney
  • REM
  • Natalie MacMaster
  • Protest The Hero
  • July Talk
  • Stars
  • The Tragically Hip
  • Woods of Ypres
  • Lights
  • Oasis
  • Rush
  • Beck
  • Billy Talent
  • Headstones
  • The Glorious Sons
  • Mother Mother
  • Trevor Guthrie
  • Elvis Costello
  • Barenaked Ladies
  • Death Cab For Cutie
  • The Rolling Stones

GRAD CAREER SPOTLIGHTS

Siegfried-Meier

SIEGFRIED MEIER (’99)
Siegfried is a JUNO Award winning record producer, recording engineer, mixer and songwriter. He owns and operates Beach Road Studios, a beautiful resort-style recording compound featuring a large tracking room with a separate artist residence and high-end mastering room, overlooking the sunsets and beaches of Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada.

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Ryan Castle

RYAN CASTLE (’98)
Ryan is an engineer, mixer and editor based in Los Angeles, California. After graduating from OIART’s music and audio production course, Ryan found great success in the music industry. He has won two Grammy Awards for his work on the “Best Hard Rock Recording” by Wolfmother in 2007 and the 2002 “Best Female Rock Performance” by Sheryl Crow. Ryan’s music client list reads like a who’s who of rock royalty…

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OIART Alumni - Matty Green

MATTY GREEN (’03)
Matty is a Los Angeles based recording engineer and mixer. Matty’s engineering work can be heard on Beatle Paul McCartney’s “New,” “Food” by Kelis, and “X” by Ed Sheeran – for which he was nominated for a Grammy for Record of the Year. He has become the go-to mix engineer for highly respected writer/producer Dave Sitek, his ever growing list of mixing credits including Lady Gaga’s 2015 cover of Chic’s “I Want Your Love,” TV On The Radio, No Doubt and the upcoming release from Yeasayer.

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JASON DUFOUR (’07)
Did you listen to the album “Touch” by July Talk? The mix engineer for the hit single “Push + Pull” from the album is Juno Engineer of the Year award winner, Jason Dufour, a 2007 alumni from OIART’s music production course. After graduation, Jay assisted at two of Canada’s top recording facilities, Phase One and then Revolution Recording, assisting on projects by The Barenaked Ladies, The Trews, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Three Days Grace and legendary Canadian supergroup Rush amongst many others.

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