Alumni Update: Tom Wood, Show Production and Event Management

om Wood came from the United Kingdom to take the Show Production & Event Management Program which he graduated from in 2012. Since graduating, Tom has built a thriving career in the music industry as the Tour Manager and Monitor Engineer for award-winning artist K-OS. In addition to working with a successful Canadian artist and record producer, Tom has also worked with several other artists including: Carly Rae Jepsen, Dragonette and Fu*ked Up.

Before beginning his studies in Canada, Tom took a strong interest in system engineering and quickly began a professional relationship with well-known UK audio supplier, Yorkshire Audio. With Yorkshire Audio, Tom worked on many large-scale events including Calvin Harris, Plan B and Cage The Elephant.

When it comes to equipment that Tom uses, he prefers to use line array from D&B Audiotechnik and often includes D&B Audiotechnik line array at the top of his technical riders.

Although Tom spends much of his time touring, he also works as a Freelance Technician for Clair, a large audio company, and he provides audio support at The Great Hall in Toronto, where he was recently promoted to Technical Director.

In 2014, Tom is looking forward to getting back on the road and touring with several large-scale US acts.