Computer Science/Engineering student Univeristy of Virginia, 1980-1981, switched to College of Arts & Sciences, 1981-1985. Composed and performed original score for The Trial of Surrealism at the University of Virginia. Winner, Martha Richford Roberts Poetry Prize, 1983. Graduated with Bachelor of Arts Degree, May 1985, University of Virginia.
Post College/Present Day: Lived and recorded music in London, England, 1985 to 1986. Joined Stage Sound, live concert production services in 1987. Initiated and directed comprehensive 10-week recording arts class for Virginia Western Community College in 1987. Toured national college circuit as keyboardist and guitarist for Jane Powell, during which time Powell was named Entertainer of the Year and Jazz Artist of the Year by NACA in 1988. Performed original new/jazz music in eight videos comissioned by WBRA television in 1988. Produced, wrote, performed, and engineered Picture This, an album of original new age/jazz compositions in 1989. Wrote the score for The Dropper, winner of the Norfolk and Southern Festival of New Works in 1990. Clinician for Peavey Electronics DPM3 Synthesizer, 1990.
Relocated to Los Angeles, California in 1990. Independent Computer Music Specialist, "Dr. MIDI". Programmed The Death of Klinghoffer with Jonathan Deans, the first MIDI opera, composed by John Adams in 1990. Composed music with Rob Walsh for the Hollywood Film Music Library, and various film and television projects, 1992 to 1995. Worked with former Motown R&B producer Hil Davis on more than 40 tracks for various artists. Featured in December 1993 Keyboard magazine, which described Wayne’s music as "sensuous, elegant, and well-produced." Contributed as music editor to Emmy winning documentary Rats (National Geographic Explorer). Composed scores, trailers and indivudual music tracks for Surrender Cinema, General Media Incorporated, Creative Entertainment Group, Lipstick and others from 1995 to 2008.
Chair, Open Long Distance Running Program, USA Track&Field, Southern California, 2008-2012. Initiated the Road Running Championships series of races and the Southern California Long Distance Road Running Grand Prix series, as well as being the race director for the Road Mile Championships from 2010 - 2012. Web Designer/Web Master for USATF Road Mile Championships, Cross Country Grand Prix, Road Running Grand Prix. Winner, 1st Place West Los Angeles College Web Design Competition, 2014. Graduated with Associate of Arts Degree, Cum Laude, December 2014, West Los Angeles College. Even before graduation was offered a teaching position at West Los Angeles College, teaching Introduction to Web Technology and Design. Acknowledged as the world's leading expert on vintage Roland Guitar Synthesizer Technology. Web Designer/Web Master Roland Vintage Guitar Synthesizer Resource [Link]. Currently employed as Information System Manager at fusionZONE Automotive, Inc. [Link]