Rafique Watson

Rafique Watson is a sample based music producer and educator in the Greater Cleveland area. He has produced music for artists in R&B and Hip Hop, a local film, and for a Cleveland Institute of Art installation. He has been teaching sample based recording techniques for the past seven years; exposing students to varying genres of music, while examining the socioeconomic factors that contributed to sampling becoming the foundation of hip-hop music.


Ken Wendt, DMA


Course Topics: Digital Music Production / Pop / Hip-Hop / Drums

Dr. Ken Wendt is a professional musician, multimedia specialist, educator, and consultant. He is the principal and owner of, Media216, a Cleveland based media arts production company providing professional audio and video services. He works with local and national artists including Grammy Award winning, Apollo’s Fire, and NEOSonicFest, and the leading artists and performers of Northeast Ohio.

Ken teaches Electronic Music Production.


Richard Graham, PhD

Course Topics: Max for Live / Audio Programming / Experimental Music / Electric Guitar

Richard (Ricky) Graham is the CEO of Delta Sound Labs. He has performed and presented music and art projects at festivals and conferences all over the world including Moogfest, Celtronic and the International Symposium on Electronic Art. He has composed music for British and US television, recorded live sessions for BBC radio and has authored music for popular video games. 

Ricky teaches Max and Audio Programming