HiT Students, Graduates and Instructors have been busy


Congratulations to HiT Songwriting Instructor, Ron Irving, who won the Song of the Year award at The BC Country Music Awards 2011. He also recently performed at the famous Bluebird Cafe in Nashville.

We heard through the grapevine that HiT graduate, Jeffrey Yanishewski, has been doing an excellent job assisting at Vogville Recording Studios.

HiT 3rd term student, Jarrett Plett, has been busking a lot and booking gigs for his band, Sons of Granville. They are planning a european tour where they will busk and gig in Spain, Italy, Germany, France, and London for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Singer, songwriter, guitarist and HiT student, Keanna Arnason, will be joining Jarrett in Europe a few months into the journey.
Sons of Granville sold out the backstage lounge last month and will be performing there again on Tuesday, December 13 at 10:00pm. Come out and support this great group of musicians.

Post Audio Instructor Ken Cade has been busy with Sound Design – He recently finished “Possessing Piper Rose” starring Rebecca Romijn (XMen), and a Christmas TV movie, “Christmas Returns to Canaan” starring Billy Ray Cyrus.
He is in the process of finishing a TV Movie, “Good Night for Justice-The Measure of a Man” starring Luke Perry and starting another TV Movie, “Good Night for Justice-Queen of Hearts” also starring Luke Perry.

Music Business Instructor, Brian Watson’s (Maximum Music) Recording Artist, Carmen Townsend won 4 awards at the Nova Scotia Music Awards – Rock Recording of The Year, New Artist of The Year, Female Artist of The Year and Album of The Year!

Electronic Music Instructor, Sam Ryan, & Graduate, Dave Badiuk, both of SOS Music, recently landed Miss Mercury’s single “Sweat” in primetime TV shows “White Collar” and “The Lying Game”.

HiT DJ Instructor, Anthony Traynor (PropatingZ), is on tour in Australia, doing the festival circuit and giving Electronic Music seminars at SAE campuses.
He also has a new release coming out on PLAY ME records, which is one of the biggest labels in the scene, on Jan 9th. Check it out: http://soundcloud.com/propatingz/strong-feat-john-jamin
Anthony is busy with other exciting remix projects, including one for Jesse Leach (Ex KILL SWITCH ENGAGE vocalist) called “AWAKEN”.
http://soundcloud.com/propatingz/awaken-the-empire-shall-fall-1 )