Alumni News Digest – March 2020

March 2020 has been an eventful month for the Metalworks Community, the Music Community, and the world. With all the uncertainly the world is experiencing right now, we are more encouraged and inspired than ever by our Alumni Community. Here are some of the stories from Metalworks Institute Alumni this month!

Shin Kamiyama
Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program

Shin Kamiyama, a graduate of our Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program and 2019 Alumni Award of Merit recipient, has recording engineering credits on The Weeknd’s new album ‘After Hours’. The album has spent 4 consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and the track “Blinding Lights” has spent three weeks at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100!

Navraj Goraya ‘NAV’
Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program

Navraj Goraya “NAV”, a graduate of our Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program, is featured on the track “LEADERS” from Lil Uzi Vert’s latest album ‘Eternal Atake (Deluxe) – LUV vs. The World 2’. The song was streamed nearly 4 million times on Spotify in the first week following its release.

Tal Vaisman
Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program

Tal Vaisman, a graduate of our Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program, is part of the new indie duo ‘Kadeema’. The band recently released their debut single ‘Gotta Get It’ which was then featured on Spotify’s Indie All-Star Playlist!

Rahul Sathu
Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program

Rahul Sathu, a graduate of our Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program, has built up an extensive following as a music producer, singer-songwriter, and audio engineer. Rahul recently released his first collaboration with Rubayi, “Khayaal”, which he composed, produced, mixed and mastered.

David Mohacsi
Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program

David Mohacsi, a graduate of our Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program, mixed the Stereos’ new song “Sunset Gold”, which was then featured on Spotify Canada’s “It’s A Bop” playlist.

David Migueles AKA ‘Straightdizzy’
Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) Diploma Program

David Migueles AKA Straightdizzy, a graduate of our Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) Diploma Program, released a new song and music video – “Focused”.

Kyle Marchant
Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program

Kyle Marchant, a graduate of our Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program, co-produced and mixed Nightwell’s new single “Ball In A Box”.

Emil Aghayev
Music Business Diploma Program

Emil Aghayev AKA Emil 13, a 2019 graduate of our Music Business Diploma Program, released his debut single and music video “How Bad (feat. Vonii)”.


We Wander
Maddy Little (Music Performance & Technology Diploma Program)
Camilo Martinez (Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) Diploma Program)
Emily Goguen (Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major)
Nathan Jackson (Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program)

We Wander has just released a great new single “Bridges” which features work from multiple members of the #MetalworksCommunity! Metalworks Institute graduates Maddy Little, Camilo Martinez, Emily Goguen, and Nathan Jackson. This #Wanderful new tune is streaming everywhere!


Anthony Pansino
Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) Diploma Program

Anthony Pansino (Music First Production), a graduate of our Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) Diploma Program, played drums, mixed, and mastered Zafer’s newest single “You Can’t Stop This Train”.


Kemo Deepnarine AKA Kenjiboiii
Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program

Kemo Deepnarine AKA Kenjiboii, a 2019 graduate of our Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program, has released a new single “24 Hours”.


Colton Maddigan
Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) Diploma Program

Colton Maddigan, a graduate of our Professional Sound & Business (Studio Production Major) Diploma Program has engineering credits on RIKASHAY’s brand new single “This Is The Plan”.

Keegan Boldin & Mike Symons
Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program and Music Mixing & Mastering Diploma Program

Keegan Boldin, a graduate of both our Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program and our post-graduate Music Mixing & Mastering Diploma Program, recently released a new single “Drowning Away” which features fellow MWI graduate Mike Symons (Audio Production & Engineering Diploma Program). The official music video is designed for viewing in Immersive Rooms and Headsets. We love seeing our graduates explore new technologies.


Marcelo Maltez
Music Performance & Technology Diploma Program

Marcelo Maltez, a graduate of our Music Performance & Technology Diploma Program, is part of the new three-piece indie alternative blues rock band ‘True 22’. The band recently released their debut EP ‘Bound’.


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