A Night To Make Music Matter: Event Recap

On Monday, July 30th, musicians and fans alike came together to support Make Music Matter at Hugh’s Room in Toronto. Formerly Song for Africa, Make Music Matter is a registered charity that utilizes the power of music to educate and ultimately eradicate some of the world’s most deplorable issues in developing nations. A Night to Make Music Matter was produced …

Announcing the appointment of Don Quarles as Chair of the Music Performance & Technology Programs

Don has had an extensive career in the music industry that is most recently highlighted by his position of Executive Director at Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC). Don has spent over 20 years as an event producer and has been involved in over 8,000 events. As the Co-Founder of the School Alliance of Student Songwriters (SASS) Don has helped bring songwriting into many schools. Additionally, Don has served on the National Advisory Board of FACTOR and is, currently works as an advisor for the national production of DRUM! and is currently on the Advisory Board of Transmission. Don has had a lifelong passion for and commitment to composing and songwriting.

Faculty Profile: Doug Caldwell

Like many others before him in the music industry, Doug Caldwell began his career in the radio industry; spending eight years in Nova Scotia developing his talents as Music Director and Announcer for Q104FM Rock Radio, Annapolis Valley Radio and CKDU. As an announcer during various morning, mid-day, afternoon and evening shifts, Doug developed his style as a personality-driven on-air …

Faculty Profile: Joe Natale

Joe Natale, a graduate of Tamaro Institute of Technology, began his career at Tanis Recording Studios in 1985 as Assistant Audio Engineer. Between 1986 and 2002, Joe worked at Bandworld Sound & Lighting, with duties including production management, audio engineering, system design and fabrication, rigging, installation and design. Joe also instructed all new personnel in rigging, audio and production. Between …