Metalworks Institute Campus:

Metalworks Institute’s ever-expanding campus is always in development and boasts the world’s most advanced technologies. Along with shared professional facilities at Metalworks Studios and Metalworks Production Group, our Show Production Lab and Digital Audio/MIDI Lab, as well as the studios, performance stages, lecture halls and classrooms offer unparalleled real-world integration.


Metalworks Institute’s studios were designed by world-renowned acoustician Terry Medwedyk of Group One Acoustics and feature Pro Tools/HD 3 Accel systems, SSL and Digidesign ICON consoles, effects and dynamic processors such as Urei, Lexicon, TC-Electronics, Roland and dbx, as well as plug-ins from McDSP, Digidesign, Bomb Factory, Waves, Sony Oxford, Eventide, Antares, Line 6, Amp Farm, Focusrite and Melodyne.

Show Production Workshop

Our exclusive educational partnership with Metalworks Production Group provides students with hands-on access to a vast array of the latest professional live sound and lighting equipment. Metalworks Institute’s Live Event & Concert Production workshops provide students with experience on both digital and analog sound equipment from makers like L-Acoustics, Sennheiser, Digidesign, VTC, Shure, QSC, Lab.gruppen, JBL, Midas, Adamson, Electro-Voice and Soundcraft.

Metalworks Institute’s Lighting & System Installation workshops give students exceptional experience on lighting systems from Martin, ETC and GrandMA as well as with the engineering of rigging, sound, lighting, staging, and video systems.

Digital Audio/MIDI Lab

Our Digital Audio Lab features iMac G5 computers, Digidesign M-Boxes and M-Audio MIDI controllers as well as the latest versions of Pro Tools, Logic Studio, Reason, Cubase, Reaktor, Recycle, Battery, Hybrid, Strike, Velvet, Xpand!, Izotope, Ableton Live, BFD and Melodyne software applications.

Performance Stage/Lecture Hall

Metalworks Institute’s dynamic Lecture Hall is powered by an L-Acoustics KIVA line source array system, and features equipment from leading audio manufacturers such as Sennheiser, TC-Electronics, Digidesign and Midas as well as lighting manufacturers such as Martin and GrandMA.  Our Lecture Hall hosts many of our award winning guest lecturers such as Michael McCarty, David Bottrill, Jake Gold, Bernie Finkelstein and Gavin Brown as well a wide variety of music clinics featuring some of the world’s most extraordinary musicians.


Our classrooms feature audio/visual teaching aids, including Dolby Digital Surround EX 6.1 sound systems, and JBL monitors. They are both Microsoft and Mac-supported. Each classroom features video projection to enable interactive course content presentation. With the help of this equipment and software, information retention becomes much more effortless for our students.

Common Spaces

There are plenty of common spaces to be found around Metalworks Institute. The campus grounds provide a creative and inspiring space for students to interact with their fellow peers, faculty members and staff. The North Hall and the South Lounge are both ideal spaces for students to socialize, study or even start a spontaneous jam session between classes.

The continual growth of our campus will support future programs as we continue to explore creative ways of producing exceptionally skilled graduates in all areas of the entertainment industry.

Open House & Campus Tour:

To check out our campus for yourself, come spend the afternoon with us, tour our facilities and meet the staff at one of our upcoming Open Houses.

Personal Campus Tour:

Alternatively, you can book a personal campus tour with an Admissions Counsellor. Enter your information in the form below and we will get back to you to confirm the time and date of your tour. You can also contact your Admissions Counsellor directly by calling (905) 279-4000 toll free: 1(866) 783-2200 or by sending an e-mail to

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