Backstage Pass Featuring JULLY BLACK!

For immediate release (Mississauga) January 10, 2012 – On Monday, January 23rd- 7:30pm, South Auditorium, Metalworks Institute Backstage Pass introduces the amazing Jully Black up close and personal. Watch and listen to Canada’s Queen of R & B perform some of her original songs and talk about performing, songwriting and her experiences in the music business.

This Canadian-born, triple-threat (singer /songwriter /performer) loves to share her talents and has an enthusiasm for music that is unparalleled. Her charming attitude and charismatic personality has helped propel her career and reach milestones that most artists struggle to achieve in a lifetime – opening for Kanye West in Singapore, being hand-picked to perform for the Queen, headlining the opening ceremonies at the 2010 Winter Olympics, winning multiple Juno awards, penning songs for the likes of Missy Elliot, Nas and Destiny’s Child as well as performing alongside artists such as Jay-Z, Sean Paul, Kardinal Offishall and Alicia Keys.

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A Warm Welcome to All New Students! Orientation Week Begins Today, Jan 3 2012

Metalworks Institute is very happy to welcome the new January students! This January 2012, we will celebrate our sixteenth intake of students, as well as the inaugural intake of our new Music Performance and Technology program. Our two-year Music Performance and Technology program is available in the following majors: Guitar, Bass, Drums & Percussion, Keyboard and Vocals.

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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.

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Next Music Performance & Technology Audition Date: January 23rd, 2011

Metalworks Institute’s highly anticipated Music Performance & Technology Program audition dates have been announced! This groundbreaking curriculum is taking Canadian music education to a whole new level. Admission to the program is limited and based on the audition and interview results of prospective students.

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