At Waterbury Music + Sound, we compose music, sound designs and mixes for film, television, advertisements, corporate product development and dance. We are a collection of accomplished music producers, composers, singer/songwriters, supervisors, multi-instrumentalists, arrangers and audio engineers. In addition to providing impactful music and sound for all things visual, we are a commercial music production studio and serve artists from all genres, from all walks of life and from around the world. Whether in the studio or on-location, Waterbury Music + Sound is the steward of your sonic landscape.
Who We Are:
Reid Julius Kruger
As an artist-in-residence from 1996 to 1999, Reid studied sound recording, post production techniques and electronic music at The Banff Centre for the Arts . Faculty included George Massenburg, Bob Ludwig and Mark Willsher. In 2006, Reid recorded Roy Haynes "Whereas" which was released on Dreyfus Records and nominated for a Grammy the following year. Other career highlights include composing the opening score for the Emmy Award-winning television show, "Natural Heroes," and Sound Designer for the 2015 opera-exhibition, "Wise Blood," based on a story by Flannery O'Connor. With a set design and art installation by Chris Larsen and score and libretto composed by Anthony Gatto, the world premiere came in the Spring of 2015, a co-sponsorship between the Soap Factory and the Walker Art Center.
When he is not working in the studio or on-location, Reid is an adjunct professor at Macalester College, teaching Electronic Music, Music and Entrepreneurship as well as all things audio and video in their state-of-the-art Mairs Concert Hall. In addition to recording and performing original scores, songs and compositions, he plays in several bands including: The Fussy Half, Waschering Maschine, That's What You Get (TWYG), Birth Order Experiment, and Artifact Shore. Additionally, Reid enjoys travel, cycling and sunlight.
Richard Lee Graham
Richard is a Saint Paul-based artist/designer/engineer working in photography, video, sound, and technical theatre. Originally from Ann Arbor, MI, he studies technical theatre, studio art, and computer science at Macalester College since 2015, and has acted, played music, stage managed, designed, and board operated shows throughout the Twin Cities, including at Interact, the Lab Theater, and the Playwrights Center. Richard is a studio tech, audio engineer, and web designer at Waterbury, head video tech in Macalester's Mairs Concert Hall, a designer and electrician in the Macalester Theatre department, and a freelance photographer.
Ryan is a multi-instrumentalist and audio engineer based in Minneapolis. With a music degree and technical sound training from Macalester College, he works with various musical projects in both Minneapolis and Kansas City. He plays guitar in bass in several bands, provides session work as a multi-instrumentalist, and teaches private lessons. At Waterbury, he is a studio tech, audio engineer, and videographer, recording and editing performances both in-studio and across the Twin Cities.