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Toni Diaz

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Creative Industries, Architecture and Engineering

Toni Diaz


Toni is course leader for BA (Hons) Popular Music Production, and also teaches on the BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance course, as well as the combined BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance and Production.

Previously a session guitarist and music technology programmer with clients including Universal Music and the BBC, Toni joined the University in 2007, having previously taught music technology A level and BTEC Popular music. He has also served as associate examiner for Edexcel Music Technology, and gives guest talks on music technology in further education.

He is a member of the programming and voicing team for Korg Inc. Japan, contributing to Korg products such as the Kronos and OASYS workstations, and M3 and Pa3X Keyboards.

He is currently studying for a master’s degree in sound design.


As a keyboard and guitar player, Toni has played in bands in Europe and Asia, and occasionally Cleethorpes.

Further information

Toni's industry experience includes: Voicing programmer, sound designer for Korg Inc. Japan, session guitarist for Universal Music, BBC, freelance musical director and a live sound engineer.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Popular Music Production

Looking to start a career in music and sound production? Whatever your background, Solent University’s popular music production programme will enable you to deepen your skills...

BA (Hons) Popular Music Performance and Production

Are you interested in a career as a music performer, songwriter or producer? Would you like to be involved in artist development? Suitable for both schooled and self-taught...