Owner, Music Business Registry

From 1987 to the present, Ritch has been an instructor at The Musicians Institute, SAE, Trebas Institute of Recording Arts in Los Angeles, where he was the chief Instructor as well as at UCLA Extension, teaching several courses including: A&R The Heartbeat of the Record Company, which focused on the artist signing policies of major and independent record labels, Music Business Overview, a course designed to give students an understanding of the many aspects of the Music Industry. He was a member of the board of advisors for the Department of Performing Arts at UCLA for 3 years 1990 – 1993, and initiated full day seminars and discussion panels on the music business as well as created new course ideas and methods for expanding programs to keep students enrolled in the UCLA Extention program.