About Instructor Wayne Cochrane
Wayne is a freelance Music Producer, Recording Engineer, and Mixer with 13 years experience making albums for artists and bands as well as recording and mixing music for feature film/documentary, television and music videos.
Wayne began his career as a staff engineer at Metalworks Studios in January of 2007. During his time at
Metalworks, Wayne had the pleasure of working with and forming relationships with world-class bands including Barenaked Ladies, Kathleen Edwards, Katy Perry, Arkells, Rike Emmett, Chance The Rapper and many others, and award-winning music producers including David Bottrill (Peter Gabriel, Silverchair, Tool), Gavin Brown (Billy Talent, Three Days Grace, Mother Mother) and Thomas “Tawgs” Salter (Lights, U.S.S. Dear Rouge). Wayne has spent countless hours perfecting his craft under the guidance of Juno Award-winning recording Engineers including Lenny DeRose (Metric, Mother Mother) L.Stu Young (Prince, Barenaked Ladies) and Eric Ratz (Billy Talent, Big Wreck, Arkells).
Wayne’s musical knowledge allows him to provide critical yet creative feedback for artists to help them record their creative visions. Wayne’s technical knowledge produces sonically rich, professional, and artistic sounding recordings that are pleasing to both the musician and the audiophile alike. The end result is quality, which always stands out in this age of quantity.Back to Faculty