EARLY LIFE & EDUCATION
Since being introduced to music through piano lessons at the age of 6, 5PiECE always had an immense passion for music and its technical aspects. His affinity for music led him to the Metalworks Institute of Sound & Music Production, where he learned the fundamental skills that he’s built on and still uses today. In 2013, 5PiECE graduated from Metalworks at the top of his class with a diploma with honours in Audio Production & Engineering.
INTERNING FOR 40 AT SOTA STUDIOS
After graduating, 5PiECE had the opportunity to intern and mentor under Grammy Award winning producer and engineer, Noah “40” Shebib (Drake, Beyonce, Alicia Keys) while also helping out around OVO’s private recording studio, SOTA Studios. During this time, he was able to expand his network and learn from one of the best minds in music today.
STUDIO CAREER IN TORONTO
5PiECE has held house engineering positions at several full-scale recording studios across Toronto, working on many sessions and offering his taste and expertise in studio recording, mixing, mastering, songwriting and production. He has worked with hundreds of artists, singers and producers, including Sean Paul, MurdaBeatz, Pressa, MDNTOKYO, 24HRS, and many more.
5PiECE MUSIC AND BEYOND
5PiECE established his own music company and private recording studio in Toronto’s west end. He now offers his taste and skills in production, songwriting, recording, mixing and mastering to music clients around the world. He has also had much success with his own music, releasing several singles, videos and receiving multiple grants for his projects from the likes of FACTOR and Toronto Starter Company.
After acquiring many experiences working with hit-makers and at studios across the city, 5PiECE now offers his expertise and knowledge to aspiring artists, producers, engineers and creatives in the music industry. His goal is to help people get better at producing, recording, mixing and mastering, while providing insight into make a living in the music business.