Faculty member Peter Stoynich – Big Gigs in the Pipeline

 Faculty member, Peter ‘Stoy’ Stoynich has achieved what many of his Show Production Systems students dream to accomplish. Stoy is one of Canada’s most respected and talented live sound engineers. A graduate of the University of Western Ontario (Bachelor of Music), Stoy’s first gig was as Head Audio Technician at Western’s Talbot Theatre. Recently, Stoy announced that he has accepted …

Metalworks Institute to Sponsor Interprovincial Music Camp

Metalworks Institute announces its partnership with Interprovincial Music Camp. The Interprovincial Music Camp has been established for many years. Its programs are developed for teens who are passionate about music and entertainment and who wish to spend a summer week learning and experiencing activities with other passionate musicians. Campers gather annually at Camp Manitou, situated on the majestic Manitouwabing lake …

Congratulations to all of Metalworks Institute’s 2009-2010 graduates!

On Saturday, January 29th, our Institute celebrated its 2009-2010 graduates with a beautiful ceremony held at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The evening featured the presentation of diplomas, speeches, awards and recognition of those who had demonstrated outstanding academic achievement. Following the ceremony, there was an opportunity for graduates, faculty and top industry professionals to mingle around the …

Guest Lecture – Nov 12th, 2010: Designer and Lead Pyrotechnician at Pyrotek Special Effects – Kevin Hughes

Kevin HughesFor over 10 years Kevin Hughes has been the Designer and Lead Pyrotechnician for many of the large stage shows seen all over the world today. He has toured with entertainers such as Green Day, Mary J. Blige, Guns and Roses, Rush, Jonas Brothers, Spice Girls, Britney Spears, and My Chemical Romance. His awe inspiring pyrotechnic displays have graced many events and award shows as well. His work has been seen on The Grammy’s, The American Music Awards, The Video Music Awards, The Superbowl, The Tony’s, The Video Game Awards, The Europe Music Awards and The Brit Awards.