Joe has over twenty five years professional experience as a musician, engineer, producer and is the owner of Orbit Audio, one of Seattle’s premiere recording studios. In 2014, Orbit Audio received a platinum record for its work on Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ multi-Grammy-winning album, The Heist.
Karyn is an SRA Founder and point of contact for students from initially seeking program information all the way through graduation. She is a life-long musician, organizational wizard, great communicator and she keeps the many wheels of daily operations at SRA running smoothly. She, along with Founder Joe Reineke co-own Seattle's legendary recording studio, Orbit Audio, and together formed the band, Society of the Silver Cross (2017-present) where she's a songwriter, co-producer, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and international performer.
Robbie Houston is a Seattle-based music producer and audio engineer with over a dozen years of professional experience recording, mixing and producing independent artists of all genres and currently works as a freelance engineer at Orbit Audio. As a lifelong musician and artist, Robbie has had several record label contracts and has released a robust discography of albums and tracks. He currently plays guitar in heavy metal band Skeletor (est. 1998) and psych rock band Dust Mice.
Brian’s passion for music started at a young age and he’s been pursuing the dream ever since. He’s an all-star graduate of SRA’s Audio Engineering program, and was so great, we decided to snatch him up for ourselves! Brian often assists as a right-hand man during the Audio Engineering Level 2 course and is also an AVID-Certified Pro Tools Instructor.
With the foundations of a classically trained musician, Bahaa Sadak has dedicated his life to all aspects of music: from creation and production, to entrepreneurship and teaching. He has produced for radio stations (e.g., KZOK), and has served on the teams of Behringer, Turbo Sound, Midas, Bugera and Klark Technique and is a product specialist and trainer with Casio America.
Keith has been working in sound for video games for over a decade and is currently a Sound Designer at Bungie. He has been fortunate enough to have a long career in game audio that spans many consoles and genres and many game titles including Destiny 2, Crackdown, Fable 2, Gears of War 2, Mass Effect, Age of Empires: Asian Dynasties, and critically acclaimed VR projects: The Impossible Travel Agency and Seance: The Unquiet among many others.