Alumni Update: Jeffrey Pak, Audio Production & Engineering

After graduating from Metalworks Institute’s Audio Production & Engineering program in 2012, Jeff began an internship at Howl Studios in Oakville Ontario, where he worked his way up to become the studios head engineer. At Howl, he was able to utilize and expand his musical versatility by producing and recording a wide range of artists in a variety of genres, from acoustic folk and country rock to hip-hop and jazz. Through these projects, he’s had the opportunity to record artists including Canadian Music Hall of Famer, Randy Bachman and Canadian Jazz Great, Russ Little. Jeff also has an ongoing working relationship with gospel producer Stephen Lewis and Calgary producer Josh Friesen.

In addition to his studio endeavors, Jeff formed his own media production companies, Red Goat Music and Hoplite Media. Red Goat Music services musicians looking for artist production, video production and song writing, using personnel and resources under one roof. The company has produced music and performance videos for local artist, Hana Bajric. Most recently, Red Goat Music produced a percussion instructional video for Oakville drummer, Gino Mirizio.

Similarly, Hoplite Media specializes in video for business, providing services and features such as, company profiles, aerial footage, animation, advertising, training videos, testimonials, product launches, on-location shoots and social media marketing. Their recent clients include Kwiksave Courier and the Life Community Church.

Through his experience in the industry, both in earlier jobs and in his own companies, Jeff is able to apply his skills and continue developing his resourcefulness in all facets of media production.


The Audio Production & Engineering program incorporates the progressive recording and production skill-sets required to succeed in today’s high-tech audio recording environments. From music creation to music production, this program has been designed to provide you with comprehensive understanding of the ever- evolving world of recording including both large format recording and ‘in the box’ technologies.  The vast experience of Metalworks Studios has infused this curriculum with a wealth of in-depth knowledge, derived from real-world success, resulting in a program designed to optimize your future career opportunities.