Ray is available for master classes, presentations and talks on saxophone repertoire, styles and techniques and music entrepreneurship and business matters. Contact Ray at [email protected]

Sample topics include:

  • Lessons from a Street-Wise Professor:  What You Won’t Learn at Most Music Schools (Ray’s TED talk)
  • What’s with this Entrepreneurship Stuff: I Just Want toPlay the Clarinet
  • SO—YOU WANT TO BE A MUSICIAN: Straight Talk and Honest Answers with Ramon Ricker
  • Lessons from a Street-Wise Professor:  A Path to Leadership in Music
  • Lessons from a Street-Wise Professor:  Invest in yourself—Invest in your future
  • Lessons from a Street-Wise Professor: Setting Up a Private Teaching Studio
  • Royalties and the Wild West Web: A Working Musician’s Point of View
  • In Pursuit of Perfection: Commonalities Between Auto Restoration and Music Performance. (Ray has restored cars, mostly vintage Jaguars, for close to 50 years.)