Mike Sanyshyn in Studio

Over the past 20 years Mike Sanyshyn has earned the reputation as one of Vancouver’s first call session musicians.

He has recorded in virtually every major studio in the Vancouver area and across Canada in Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Toronto.

He is well versed in many genres of music, and is featured on hundreds of recordings.

Please get in touch in you’re interested in hiring Mike to play on a recording.


Commercial Credits

Canada’s Prime Ministers, McDonalds, London Optical, Sask Tel, Manitoba Lotteries, Jim Pattison Toyota, Papa John’s Pizza, Alexander Keith’s, Labbatt Breyer

Movies & TV

Smallville ( TV series)
“RV”starring Robin Williams
NBC’s Monday Night Movie of The Week
“Beauty’s Revenge”
(Starring Courtney Thorne Smith and Tracey Gold)
Star Disc Country Karaoke
10 Years, 200 Cd’s
Soltone Music – Tony Rudner
Sea of Fire – ABC Pilot

Video Games

The Simpson’s Hit and Run


Mike has recorded with several artists, including:

Aaron Pritchett (OPM/604)
Chad Brownlee (MDM)
Haley (MDM)
Jess Moskaluke (MDM)
One More Girl (Universal)
Duane Steele (Mercury/Polydor)
Randy Bachman (True North)
Bobby Curtolla
Terry Jacks
Jesse Farrel 604/Universal
Tara Oram (RGK/Open Road)
The Higgins (Open Road/Universal)
Jaydee Bixby
AJ Woodworth (604 Records)
Rick Tippe (Moontan Music)
Tianna Lefebvre
Kenny Hess
Jim Byrnes (Black Hen Records)
Karen Lee Batton
Julian Austin
Stacey McKitrick
Robyn & Ryliegh
Jetty Road
Melissa Ray Barrie (604 Records)
The Tillers Folly
Angela Harris (Roots Music)
Suzanne Gitzi (Tom Cat Records)
Wendell Ferguson
Danny Hooper
Matthew Lien
“Men Without Hats” (IvanDoroschuk)
Whiskey Jane
Steel Toe Boots
The Cruzeros
Rachel Matkin
Bobbi Smith


Mike has produced 3 CDs: Back to Tradition, Fiddleville and Christmas Swing (with Craig McGregor), and he co-produced Tianna Lefebvre’s True Love Cd (with Tony Rudner).  To purchase music, visit Mike’s Store.