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Dino Sairil Sanip


Dino is the product visionary behind SANSANSANs business model and oversees the strategic direction of the company. Prior to SANSANSAN, Dino held a technical position in Esplanade Co ltd in Production Services Sound Department as a Sound Technician for 12 years. In this role he helped keep the high operational expectations of the arts centre and it’s patrons. He Developed training units for the centres CET programme and was an assessor in the sound department’s training module. He assisted in the technical upgrades of the centre and helped develop technical documentation to improve continuity of the recurring production events in the company.

Career Summary

Detail-oriented Live Sound Engineer with 12 years of experience in Live Performance Production Sound Reinforcement design, optimization and operations; production audio requirement consultation; crew competency training & assessment.

Core Competencies


  • SD7 Operations
  • SD7T Software
  • System Integration & Setup
  • System Diagnostic Service
  • Waves Live Plug-Ins for DiGiCo
WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment

  • Interpret the Singapore Workforce skills Qualifications Framework
  • Prepare and Facilitate Classroom Training
  • Design and Develop a WSQ Facilitated Training Programme
  • Apply Adult Learning Principles and Code of Ethics Relating to Training
  • Develop A Competency-Based Assessment

Sound System Optimization

  • d&b Audiotechnik Sound System Optimization—A Structured process of measuring and adjusting any sound system, not just d&b systems.

Sound Engineering

Mix and operate complex high channel count shows

Other software skills

Professional Experience

Design and operate sound for various productions ranging from 250 – 2000 seat venues; black boxes; theater; to large scale kilometer wide outdoor PA system for thousands of public audience members.

Designed, compiled and documented technical drawings for easy repeatable continuation with mission critical backups, that makes it transferable between different lead technicians responsible for setup, execution; as well as mixing Front of House or Monitors for the following productions;

    • Baybeats (2007-2012):

      • The biggest music festival of its kind in Singapore and the region, Baybeats presents a fist-pumping line-up showcasing prominent Singapore and international acts, covering genres including folk, pop, metal, post-rock, emo, punk, electro and everything in between. Local and international Bands including: Anberlin, King Lychee, Copy Machine and Urbandub.

    • Marina Bay Singapore Countdown (2009-2012)  

    • Esplanade presents, Mosaic music festival and Mosaic series, Front of House Engineer

      • for: Eddie Reader, Lee Ritenour, Raul Midon, Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band, Guy Manoukian, Miles Smiles, John Pizzarelli, Gilbert O’Sullivan, Steve Gadd Band, Joshua Redman, Jeremy Monteiro, Count Basie Orchestra, Singa Raya (72 input Orchestra 2 hour variety concert), Sayang di Sayang – Tribute to Kartina Dahari (92 input Orchestra), Esplanade Presents “Boxing Cabaret a musical of “Beautiful Boxer”, Singapore Chinese Orchestra, Traditional Chinese Opera (Cantonese, Teochew, Hokkien), Moonfest (2012): Chinese Opera Stage. CNN Future Summit (In House FOH Engineer, Esplanade Recital Studio)

Corrinne May — Esplanade Concert Hall (2013)

    • Trainer and Assessor

      • for Technical Theater Training Programme (TTTP); responsible for curriculum design; and establishing competency standards for trainees in the sound department training programme.

Independent Contractor

Sound Production Engineer

National Gallery Opening
F1 Singapore GP 2019, The Wharf Stage
  • FOH mix for Toots and the Maytals
  • FOH support for Hanz Zimmer


Chingay 2012:

Show mission critical playback designer. Designed show playback and backups for Akira Yamahuchi (Clef Production)

Monitor Engineer


Live at Suntech City September 2011 (Iconic 80s rock band)


Live at Singapore Indoor Stadium 2012 (Iconic 80s rock band)

Singapore International Festival of Arts:

Dirt Song by Black Arm Band, Victoria Theater, August 2015

Singapore International Festival of Arts:

Perhat Khalik, Victoria Theater, June 2016

Sound System Optimisation


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