Student Success Stories: Mike Southworth

Talent and Opportunity Collide for Music & Technology Alum


In order to survive in what is a highly competitive industry, Selkirk College Music & Technology Program alumni Mike Southworth has become a musical Renaissance man.

The man behind North Vancouver’s Collide Entertainment has combined his love for music, formal training at Selkirk and contagious enthusiasm into a multi-faceted business that provides a valuable resource to established and up-and-coming Canadian talent.

Music alumnus Mike Southworth

Mike Southworth graduated from Selkirk's music program in 2000.

Southworth’s skills as a recording engineer and producer are in demand in the highly competitive Lower Mainland market. His company provides music recording, music video production, film and television editing, post production, film scoring, promotion assistance, project consulting, and grant writing.

“After moving to Vancouver, I quickly learned that you need to do more than one thing if you are going to make a living,” says Southworth.

Southworth attended Selkirk College between 1997 and 2000. You can read more about his story at


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