Hill Kourkoutis is one of the most universally revered and cherished musical contributors hailing from Toronto. She is an accomplished producer, songwriter, composer, artist, musician, and director who works out of her studio, The Lair, located in Toronto. Hill is also a devoted mentor to a diverse group of music students and young writers.
Most recently, Hill co-wrote and produced, along with artist Serena Ryder, the theme song and end title song for Universal Kids’ Remy and Boo animated children’s television show which was one of the overall top 3 premieres of 2020 for Universal Kids. Additionally, she produced and co-wrote the theme song for Disney’s Dino Ranch, a children’s series which was rated the #1 pre-school series in the United States. She is currently in the studio collaborating with Damhnait Doyle on several upcoming series in development.
Hill has produced albums and/or singles for Jules (“Before You Picked Her” #1 CBC, Top 40 Alternative Radio), POESY (Top 40 Alternative Rock Radio), Digging Roots, Cassie Dasilva, SATE, Madison Violet, Leela Gilday, Graph, Eh440, The Cliks, Pavlo and Martha and the Muffins. She has done remixes for Jill Barber, Good Lovelies, Dear Rouge, July Talk and Adam Cohen.
As a songwriter, her songs have been recorded by Poesy (Big Machine), Meghan Patrick (Warner), SATE, Graph, The Cliks and Mookie and the Loyalists (Sony), to name a few. She has also composed music for Remy and Boo (Universal Kids/CBC), Dino Ranch (Disney/CBC), The Adventures of Napkin Man (CBC), Paper Girls (Fablevision) and Blowback (Heat Mansion). Her songs have also appeared in television shows and films such as Kim’s Convenience (CBC), Degrassi: The Next Generation (MuchMusic/MTV), Killjoys (Space/Syfy), Offspring (Network Ten), Pulling Strings (Pantelion Films), as well as ads for Cadillac, Urban Planet and Virgin Mobile.
As a musician, Kourkoutis has had the honour of playing with artists such as Serena Ryder, The Weeknd, Danny Michel, Martha and the Muffins and Tara Slone and, for two seasons on the CTV series, The Launch, performing the duties of guitarist in the show’s house band.