Wayne earned a Master's degree in Composition and Arranging from Five Towns College in his native New York, where he taught for several years as a music professor. While living in New York, he was the Musical Director of three barbershop ensembles and he has served as a guest director and clinician for various youth barbershop harmony camps and workshops. He is now, appropriately, a resident of Nashville, Tennessee (aka "Music City, USA"). His popular A Cappella arrangements have been published by Hal Leonard Corporation and are performed by ensembles all over the world. Wayne was nominated by the Barbershop Harmony Society as "Arranger of the Year" and he is the resident vocal arranger for ‘Round Midnight.
2023 - 'Round Midnight
Harmony Sweepstakes National 2nd Place Winners
2020 - 'Round Midnight
New York Harmony Sweepstakes Performer.
2010 - 'Round Midnight
Chicago Harmony Sweepstakes 3rd Place Winners
2008 - 'Round Midnight
New York Harmony Sweepstakes 2nd Place Winners
2006 - 'Round Midnight
New York Harmony Sweepstakes Champions