Christian Hurst's details
- Country: Canada
- Region: Toronto
- Studies: Producer
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Christian Hurst is a full-time musician, producer, songwriter, composer, arranger, sound designer and music business consultant based in Toronto, Ontario and has worked for over 18 years as a music professional. He studied performance, composition and arranging at Humber College from 1993-1995, focusing on guitar, saxophone and vocals. A multi-instrumentalist, he also plays bass, piano, drums and a diverse range of instruments from across many cultures. In 1998, he studied audio engineering, production and music business at Trebas Institute, where he was awarded the Sennheiser Award for Academic Excellence as the top production / engineering student in his graduating year.
Christian’s scope covers dimensions from sparse acoustic styles to grand and layered orchestrations, and his musical range spans the spectrum of musical genres from pop, rock, folk, world and country to jazz, blues, hip-hop, r&b and electronic music. He is recognized for nuanced and intuitive ears, and the ability to create, capture and shape sound so that it lives and breathes. Christian works out of many of the top studios in the Toronto area, is the principal of Granitewish Studios, and is a partner at Tritone Entertainment. He mentors emerging artists and producers, has performed extensively live, and has co-written with many talented musicians. Christian also does stylized composition and sound design for live theatre, film and television, multi-media and corporate events.