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 a life-long musician, organizational wizard, great communicator and she keeps the many wheels of daily operations at SRA running smoothly. She is an SRA Founder and the point of contact for students initially seeking program information all the way through graduation. 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.
With over 20 years of professional experience recording, Matt’s career has spanned many facets of the music business. His body of work includes recording for clients such as Lucinda Williams and Whitney Houston, as a touring artist signed to major and indie labels in the US and Europe and having his music featured in film and TV shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the OC.
Specializing in modern rap, hip-hop and pop music, Zach is an emerging audio engineer and producer who works under the alias “Slackbeatz”. Zach has grown his business producing, recording, mixing and mastering while serving a diverse client base from first timers to major label artists and all those in between.
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.