Sandro
Sergio
Petrillo
Bio

Sandro

... is a multimedia artist currently based in Toronto. Over the past decade he has contributed inspired works to the Canadian creative community through audio/visual production, audio/visual engineering, live performance, graphic design, and teaching electronic music production. He is currently the owner / director of a multi media artist space. He runs a flexible show room and connection space titled Givenn Roomm, providing a space for creatives of many forms to explore their craft and share their works with a growing audience. Givenn Roomm facilitates musical programming, design efforts, artist expression and a small retail footprint.

Sandro’s career began in 2007 by co-founding the forward-thinking brand the “therinseout” — a collective of audio and visual enthusiasts focused on growing music culture in Calgary, Canada. Several successful projects followed including an online magazine with a podcast series and a range of curated events. This led to the 2009 formation of “Modern Math,” a weekly audio/visual installation at various intimate venues. The series played host to a variety of international artists and performers, while at the same time showcasing local talent from the audio and visual arts communities.

In 2012, Sandro began to focus his efforts on education and took on a role at Beat Drop, Calgary’s premier music production school. Sandro developed curriculum for and taught a number of courses focused on Ableton Live, a widely used audio production suite. He also developed and hosted workshops for various community groups including the Stepping Out program and AAFS (Autism & Aspergers Friendship Society). Since relocating to Toronto in 2015, he has continued to administer mentorship sessions, lessons and host small curated workshops. Most recently Sandro was invited to provide his knowledge and expertise as part of the Red Bull Bass Camp studio team. His involvement saw the use of world renown studio equipment in a high profile state of the art facility, assisting, collaborating and facilitating space with 20 inspiring creators from across the country.

Musically he continues to refine his studio practice and craft. Working both in collaboration and also on many solo compositions. He exhibits works, DJ’s and performs live at various culture hubs, art spaces, clubs and festivals. He releases music under various alias’s and creates works that reach deep within and also stretch beyond the conventional club and dance floor structure. Always striving to build a body of work that is personal and intentional.

His design practice often mirrors his musical process in more ways than one and comes full circle to round out the various skill sets he chooses to include in his day to day creative output. He typically puts energy into design categories consisting of; Graphic, Lighting, Spatial, Audio/Video. He contributes to various studio efforts across the globe and consistently collaborates to execute on ideas and concepts big and small.