Thomas Ryder Payne

Thomas Ryder Payne is a composer, producer and sound designer.

Starting as a songwriter with a 4-track recorder, Thomas has followed a varied musical career including studying with composer James Tenney, recording and touring for six years with the Juno nominated band Joydrop and producing numerous records.

He has designed sound for Soulpepper, Stratford, CanStage, Volcano, Tarragon, NAC, Theatre Calgary, GCTC, Nightwood, Modern Times, Aluna and many others. Thomas has received 2 Dora awards and 6 nominations.