Metalworks Alumni at the JUNOs

Metalworks Institute was well represented at this years Juno Awards.  Along with the statues that Tim Oxford and Akeel Henry took home, we want to congratulate Darren “Jeter” Magierowski (Audio Production & Engineering 2010) whose impact spans many artists over many genres. Darren was recognized for his work on Rock Album of the Year-winning “Otherness” by Alexisonfire; Rock Album of the Year-nominated “Explosions” by Three Days Grace; Contemporary Roots Album of the Year-nominated "O Glory" by Blackie and The Rodeo Kings; and Blues Album of the Year-nominated "Thanks for Tomorrow" by Harrison Kennedy.

The Weeknd's “Dawn FM” won Album of the Year with Shin Kamiyama (Audio Production & Engineering 2009) credited for his engineering work.

Navraj “NAV” Goraya (Audio Production & Engineering 2010) received a nomination for Album of the Year with “Demons Protected by Angels”.

Luna Li's Alternative Album of the Year-nominated “Duality” was mixed in Atmos by Dave Mohacsi (Audio Production & Engineering 2008).

Jon Vinyl received a nomination for Traditional R&B/Soul Recording of the Year for “Palisade”, with engineering credits by Akeel Henry (Audio Production & Engineering 2014).

A special shoutout to Alexandr “Sasha” Zelenskiy (Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) 2022), who was selected to present at the Juno Nominations Announcements as a MusiCounts Accelerate Scholarship Recipient.

We also want to celebrate Metalworks Artist in Residency (Summer 2022) Alumni Harm & Ease, who were nominated for Breakthrough Group of the Year in recognition of the trajectory this rocket-fueled band is on!

We are incredibly proud of all of our Alumni for their achievements and for making such a significant impact on the music industry. Congratulations to all nominees and winners!

Full list of nominees and winners from the JUNOS 2023 here.

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