H.E.R. studio Heroes of Engineering & Record Production
Creating awareness, opportunities & recognition
UPCOMING: Fall 2018 in-studio series
An original concept to provide opportunities for up and coming professional womxn music producers and engineers at a female-run Toronto studio to help move the needle towards music industry gender inclusion. Monthly hands on interactive sessions include mix listening and critique, observing recording techniques (ie. vocal production, tracking) and post session networking. Features VIP guest interview and mentor.
More info: imaginitmusic.com
GENDER INCLUSIVE PRODUCER PANEL CMW 2018
Advocacy success. H.E.R. studio co-curated and moderated the producer panel at Canada's national music conference Canadian Music Week 2018 marking first time a CMW producer panel featured a female moderator and high number of womxn speakers. http://cmw.net/panel-details/?panel_id=1234&cat=3
Speakers: Erin Costelo, Alysha Brilla, Gus Van Go, Karen Kosowski, Garth Richardson, Hill Kourkoutis, Roy Hamilton lll. Moderator: Lisa Patterson
Inspirational moment: a powerful gesture when rock star male producer allies offered up their chairs to youth invited guests to see themselves and be seen. Thank you Garth Richardson for your allyship.
INTERNATIONAL BABES OF GLORY LAUNCH 2017
H.E.R. studio's first event: a discussion panel & cocktail networking at Revival Nightclub in Toronto as part of co-presentation with IBOG Six Shooter Records and Allison Outhit.
Gratitude to supporters & allies:
Six Shooter Records
Women In Music Canada
Tegan & Sara Foundation
Toronto Women In Music
Across The Board
Allison Sokil, Kayla McGee, Adam Messenger, Garth Richardson, John Switzer, Dave Dysart, Rob Nation, Terry McManus, Danya Dixon, Sarah Shmeit, Esma.