About Instructor Alexandra Soumalias
Alexandra Soumalias aka Ally Sou is a songwriter/producer with ten years experience working professionally in the music industry and over 20 years experience in the Arts. Classically trained in piano and voice at a competitive and international level, Ally Sou has an extensive and eclectic background and deep understanding of world music.
Since graduating from Metalworks Institute’s Audio Engineering and Production Program in 2012, Ally Sou’s songs have been featured in national ad campaigns and TV shows and a Hollywood blockbuster film. She has also had numerous songs published through artists affiliated with major and independent labels in Canada, US and Europe.
In addition to songwriting, Ally Sou has also established a successful business in Artist Development, leading several of her development projects to sign with major labels in Canada and UK. Some of Ally Sou’s highlighted career achievements include developing buzz act Saya, whose debut “Wet Dreams” hit #1 on Spotify Global Viral charts, reaching 2 million streams in only the first month; developing and writing for talent affiliated with UMG Canada, UMG, UMPG, Republic, 21 Entertainment, Slaight Music, Warner Music, Arts & Crafts, Last Gang Records, Warner/Chappell, Sony Music, The Bank (Denmark), GL Music (Denmark) and other outstanding unsigned independent acts; and representing Canada in the Choir Olympics in Bremen Germany, winning two gold medals for Canada (2004).Back to Faculty