Here's a partial list of Recording Arts Canada grads and the labels, studios, live sound, major media broadcasters, film post production, game design, and many other creative organizations around the world.
I was on tour with Prince recently and I had the opportunity to be part of the team that was giving a concert at the White House for President Obama. I met the president and his wife. Very impressive, at least for me as a Canadian! Lol. It was a memorable experience.
Steve Lobel, a legendary manager and music mogul most known for managing multi-platinum recording artists like Bone Thugs n Harmony and contemporary high calibre artists like Soulja Boy, will be making his way through Recording Arts Canada's Toronto campus at the start of next week.
"I was fortunate to be hired by RDS through an internship offered by Recording Arts Canada for RDS. Since November 2014, I’ve worked in television for the Sports Network RDS, as an assistant audio technician".
Patrick Ouellet has had quite a journey the past few years. Patrick earned a BA, took a well paid government job, and then after some soul searching decided to leave his job and return to his musical roots in pursuit of his lifelong artistic goals.
The bands have been chosen for the upcoming Concert Series performance at La Sala Rossa in Montreal on August 4th. Stefanie Parnell returns with her new duo Bound and Tethered, alongside three acts who are brand new to the Series. Here's a preview of each act:
Amy King is an RAC graduate. She's been working at Grant Avenue Studios since graduating from RAC. Originally from Newfoundland, Amy landed a post graduate internship at the famous Hamilton studio founded by Daniel Lanois of U2 and Peter Gabriel fame.
Recording Arts Canada's Concert Series is just one of many exciting events hosted by RAC, featuring some very talented music artists. The event provides exposure to accomplished industry professionals and representatives for both the bands/artists and RAC students.
Emilie Bilodeau is an 2005 RAC grad (Recording Arts Canada) in sound and music recording. She is currently working at CBC/Radio Canada as an audio engineer for live transmissions and productions for the network.
Paul Col was born and raised in Massachusetts. He came to Canada to study biology at McGill University. Paul soon realized he wanted to work in the sound and music recording industry, surrounded by talented and motivated people.
Fali Damania, Recording Arts Canada Graduate, left India in 2003 to enroll in the Sound and Music Recording program at RAC. Today, the RAC graduate is touring all across the world as a live sound engineer. One of his is biggest gigs was in front of a packed house in Toronto’s Rogers Centre.
In the highly competitive sound industry, technology is ever changing and evolving. A modern sound technician's greatest asset is professional training. Today, more than ever before, the industry seeks individuals that have both solid theoretical knowledge and practical hands on training.
Maher found his calling after falling in love with music at the age of fourteen. He went from bass to guitar to drums to singing to sound recording (which happens to include becoming Bob Walsh’s lead guitarist guitar tech). Eventually Maher decided to dedicate his life to this particular passion
If you walk into a movie theatre while the coming attractions are playing, the first sensations to hit you will likely consist of sound. Often you’ll feel a bone-shaking rumble that builds to a roar and ends in an abrupt sonic slam.