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João Thiré




João Thiré is a music editor, sound designer, mixer, and Latin Grammy-winning audio engineer based in Toronto, Canada.

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, João started as a musician, learned piano at a young age, and then in his teens transitioned into drums. His audio engineering and production interest began while recording some of his bands' demos at his home studio. Later, João became an assistant engineer, and, consequently, a recording and mixing engineer at Biscoito Fino Studios, where he worked on over 30 albums, including several Latin Grammy winners and nominees.

Since 2022, João has been a full-time audio engineer for the Toronto-based and internationally acclaimed music composition and production company Pop Sound Inc.

In parallel, he has been running JT Audio Studio since 2015, offering freelance recording, editing, composing, mixing, and mastering services for music albums, television shows, theatre, and film scores.

João has a post-graduate diploma in Sound Design & Production from George Brown College, Toronto, a diploma in Music for Film & TV, and a bachelor's in Music & Technology, the last both at the Brazilian Conservatory of Music, Rio de Janeiro.
João also has an advanced diploma in Music Industry Arts & Performance from Centennial College, Toronto.


- Recording and Mixing Engineer on the Latin Grammy Winner album “+Misturado” by Martn’ália (2017 Best Samba Album)
- Mastering Engineer on the Latin Grammy Nominee album “Mercosul” by Victor Biglione (2016 Best Instrumental Album)
- Assistant Engineer on the Latin Grammy Winner album “Caravanas” by Chico Buarque 
(2018 Best Brazilian Popular Music Album)
- Assistant Engineer on 6 albums nominated to the Latin Grammy Awards
- Assistant Engineer on 9 albums 
winners of the Brazilian Music Awards

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