Audio Engineering Faculty

Ryan Andersen
Head Instructor
Ryan Andersen went to school for audio engineering and production at the Centre for Digital Imaging and Sound in Burnaby, BC in 1996. Two years later, he graduated from the Masters program and began working as a runner at Bryan Adam's recording facility Warehouse Studios in Vancouver. While at the Warehouse Studio, he worked with acts such as AC/DC, Sarah McLachlan, Moist, Bryan Adams, and Mudvayne. Ryan has also worked alongside legendary producers Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Eve 6, Good Cha...
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Daryl Pierce
Audio Post Production Instructor
Daryl has been working as an audio engineer in Saskatoon for close to 20 years. He has worked as a dialog/SFX editor and foley artist on television projects like multi-Gemini award-winning Wapos Bay and Mad Cow Sacred Cow, a Gemini award-winning documentary. Television programs he has worked on have been aired on such channels as The Discovery Channel, CBC, YTV, APTN and SCN. He has also worked on the audio for movie projects (Shadow Puppets) and on radio programs (Randy Bachman’s Vinyl T...
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Jamie Peever
Live Sound Instructor
Jamie has been involved in the entertainment industry for 20 years. He received his audio engineering degree from Columbia Academy in Edmonton in 1989. He then went on to tour for the following 2 years as sound tech with various acts in Canada. In 1991, Jamie made Saskatoon his home where he has for 20 years been involved with the Ness Creek Festival (FOH sound/entertainment committee), as well as, the Northern Light Bluegrass and Old Time music festival. During his time in Saskatoon, he has be...
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Jesse Davis Selkirk
Electronic Music Instructor
Jesse Davis Selkirk has been creating and performing music for close to 20 years. An accomplished songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and composer/arranger, Jesse started producing electronic music in 2007. He released a 12 track LP with his production duo, The Depth, in 2010 through the support of the Saskatchewan Arts Board, and debuted as, Sleepwreck, in 2014 with his Prototype Self EP. This EP was released with trendsetting record label Street Ritual Recordings (Oakland California). He has ...
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Doug Luciuk
RAIS Director
Recording engineer, producer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist. Doug has had a passion for playing and recording music for over two decades. Doug graduated with honours from the Pacific Audio Visual Institute in Vancouver. Since returning to Saskatchewan, he has worked with numerous acts including Ultimate Power Duo (New Normal), Smoke Killer (13) and Ritual Rabbits (Somehow Never Again). In 2007, Doug co-founded Theta Lab Post-Production Audio which completed many television series (includi...
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Sean Pion
RAIS Director
Composer, musician, and sound engineer. Sean has been part of the Canadian music scene for over twenty years, having toured the country extensively and recorded in many studios with his band The Dalai Lamas. After touring full time for 3 years he returned to Saskatoon and began his audio career as an engineer at Audeo Sollum Studio. While there, Sean engineered several acts including, Smoke Killer (Side A), Side Door, and Sean Viloria and the Jeta Grove. In 2006, he began his post-production ca...
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Film and Audio School
We encourage interested individuals to call (306) 292-6744 or (306) 220-6944 to arrange a tour of our facility and talk with our administrators about any questions they may have about the program. The Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon 1926 Alberta Ave
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 1R9