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Alumni Up For Major Awards!
 
The first school with graduates nominated for all the leading music, film and television awards (Grammy, Juno, Oscar, Emmy and Canadian Screen Awards).
 

 
Harris Alumni received 172 awards and nominations in the last 2 years. They contributed to the #1 Billboard hits 'Beauty Behind The Madness' and 'Earned It' by The Weeknd; 'Roar by Katy Perry; 'Wrecking Ball' by Miley Cyrus; 'Sugar by Maroon 5; the soundtrack for 'Fifty Shades of Grey'; the music for the 'Mad Max' trailer; sound design for Ubisoft's 'Assassin's Creed Unity' and the sound mix for Orphan Black, Vikings & Silicon Valley.
 
Honours Grad James Porter manages Stephan Moccio who won Grammy, Billboard, JUNO, MMVA, American Music Awards and an OSCAR nomination with The Weeknd.
 
Henry 'Cirkut' Walter was nominated for the 'Jack Richardson Producer of the Year' JUNO Award. Jack Richardson (1929-2011) taught at Harris for 14 years. Eric Ratz won consecutive JUNO Awards for 'Recording Engineer of the Year' in 2015 and 2014. 
 
Mike Denney won the 'Record Company Person of the Year' CCMA for the last two years. His MDM Recordings won 'Record Company of the Year' and MDM artist Jess Moskaluke won 'Female Artist of the Year'.
 
Marilee Yorston was nominated for Canadian Screen Awards for 'Best Sound in a Drama' and 'Best Sound in a Variety Program'. Kirk Lynds was nominated for 'Best Sound in a Drama'. Todd Beckett was nominated for the Emmy Award for 'Outstanding Sound Mixing' for HBO's Silicon Valley. Andrew Tay won consecutive CSAs for 'Achievement in Overall Sound' in 2015 and 2014.  
 
Harris Institute is the only school outside the US in Billboard Magazine's 'Top 11 Schools.' The college ranked #1 with A+ in the 2014 and 2013 'Media Arts Education Report' and it is the only private school "highly recommended" in the 2016 report.
 
An unprecedented partnership with the University of the West of Scotland offers students the opportunity to earn 2 diplomas and an MA in 32 months. The schools Arts Management Program is the only college program in North America to achieve seven 0% Student Loan Default Rates.


VP Bob Roper, President John Harris, VP Doug McClement

The Audio Production Program and Arts Management Program start on November 7, 2016 and March 20, 2017 and are taught by 62 active industry leaders.
 
 
The college is located in a century old 15,000 square foot industrial building in Old Town Toronto designed in 1907 by Massey Hall's architect George M. Miller. The campus includes 3 recording studios designed by internationally acclaimed faculty member Martin Pilchner that feature the TEC Award winning SSL AWS Console. The SSL Case Study is at "World Renowned School Advances" .
 
The new music industry is growing after years of decline and will soon experience exponential growth . We look forward to preparing the next generation for rewarding careers in an exciting new era.
 
 
Information Tours with President John Harris are on the 1st Wednesday at 6:00PM and 3rd Thursday at 12:30PM every month. Dates and directions at link below.
 
To receive printed program information or the Harris News, email info@harrisinstitute.com or call 416.367.0178