Suba Sankaran

Suba “Sniper Shot” Sankaran is the top soprano in Retrocity. She carries a torch for fashions circa 1984 (especially the Madonna look) and is still the reigning, world-renowned Queen of Misheard Lyrics. I shaved a cold leg with a lonely satellite, indeed.

DORA award-winning, thrice JUNO-nominated world/fusion vocalist Suba Sankaran has effortlessly combined musical worlds, having performed in over 20 countries across 6 continents with Autorickshaw , master drummer Trichy Sankaran, FreePlay and Retrocity. Performance highlights include performing for Peter Gabriel, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and performing with Jane Siberry, Lorraine Segato, Alan Frew, Bobby McFerrin and the Swingles.

Suba is in demand as a choral director, arranger, educator, composer and sound designer. She has composed and produced music for theatre, film, radio and dance. Highlights include collaborations with Deepa Mehta, the CBC, and working as sound designer, composer and workshop leader at Stratford and Shaw Festivals.