2022 RECORDING ENGINEER OF THE YEAR | Hill Kourkoutis | | The JUNO Awards

Hill Kourkoutis is one of the most revered Canadian music contributors. She is an accomplished producer, songwriter, composer, artist, musician, and director.

Spanning her career, Hill has produced albums and/or singles for Leela Gilday, Royal Wood, Jules (“Before You Picked Her” #1 CBC, Top 40 Alternative Radio), POESY (Top 40 Alternative Rock Radio), Digging Roots, Cassie Dasilva and SATE. Hill played on, produced and mixed Leela Gilday’s Juno award-winning album ‘North Star Calling’.

Additionally, along with Juno-winning artist Serena Ryder, she produced and co-wrote the theme song and the end title song for Universal Kids’ animated children’s series Remy and Boo, which was one of the overall top 3 premieres of 2020. Hill also produced and co-wrote the theme song for Disney’s pre-school series Dino Ranch, which was rated the #1 pre-school series in the United States. Most recently, Hill co-wrote and produced episodic songs for Thomas & Friends.

As a musician, Kourkoutis has had the honour of playing with artists such as The Weeknd, Serena Ryder, and Tara Slone and, for two seasons on the CTV series, ‘The Launch’, performing as guitarist in the show’s house band.