Mike Sanyshyn - Matthew Lien

Mike Sanyshyn
Biography

Mike Sanyshyn has played in a dazzling array of situations over the years from performing with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra with recording artist Aaron Pritchett and acting as Musical director for the British Columbia Country Music Association Industry Awards to big concert and festival appearances. He’s a first call studio musician, well respected fiddle instructor and judge. As an artist, he’s released 3 CDs and an original book of music.

Mike was named the BC provincial Champion 4 times, placed in the top 3 at the Canadian Grandmasters Fiddling Championships, the best finish ever for a BC fiddler to date. Mike’s signature sound has been recorded on hundreds of CDs and millions have heard his fiddle on the Vancouver Olympics segment in Torino introducing Whistler 2010.

Mike’s involvement with Matthew Lien started with his Arctic Refuge album, and continues now with Headwaters and beyond.