About the Instructor

Ken Wingate Bio


Ken has worked in professional audio for over thirty years. His work extends up and down the East Coast, over to the Mid-West states, and abroad on the mission fields. As a professional audio consultant, he has designed, procured, and installed hundreds of audio systems for churches and missionaries covering multiple denominations. For Ken, audio instruction and assistance goes beyond being a professional vocation. It is his calling. It is what he does for the Kingdom of God.

SoundTeachings is here to provide instruction of fundamental audio principles that will help you get the most out of your audio equipment. If you have any questions, feel free to drop Ken a line. He will typically answer it within twenty-four hours.

Ken's Professional Experience


Ken has Pro-Audio certifications with the following companies and manufacturers:

Synergetic Audio Concepts Certification

Syn-Aud-Con is one of the most respected professional audio certification programs in the country. Ken received full certification in electro-acoustics advanced training in audio setup, operation, levels, impedance, polarity, loudspeaker design and function, signal delay, signal alignment, speech intelligibility, acoustic gain, and system tuning and equalization.

Ken has received certified training in master classes from the following manufacturers:

AKG, Allen and Heath, Audio Technica, Aviom, Community, Crown, DBX, DiGiCo, EAW, Electro-Voice, JBL, Mackie, Peavey, PreSonus, QSC, Rane, Shure, Soundcraft, Tascam, Telex, Whirlwind, and Yamaha

Ken has had four articles appear in national trade magazines concerning his design and installation work.

In his thirty-plus years in the industry, Ken has hands-on experience through his production, installation, and design work with all of the manufacturers listed below:

AKG, Alesis, Allen and Heath, Anchor Audio, American Audio, American DJ, Apogee, Ashley Audio, Audio Technica, Audix, Auralex, Aviom, BGW, Behringer, Beyer Dynamic, Black Magic, Blue, Bose, BSS, CAD, Cerwin Vega, Chauvet, Community, Countryman, Crest Audio, Crown, Da-Lite, DataVideo, db Technologies, DBX, Denon, DiGiCo, Drum Workshop, Dynacord, Earthworks, EAW, Elation, Electro-Voice, Fender, Fishman, Focusrite, Forsythe, Furman, Galaxy Audio, Gator, Global Truss, JBL, Juice Goose, JVC,Klarl Teknik, Korg, KRK, Leprecon, Lexicon, Lightronics, Line 6, Mackie, Manley Labs, Marantz, Martin, Midas, Middle Atlantic, MXL, MXR, Neumann, Numark, Odyssey, PAS, Peavey, Pioneer, PreSonus, QSC, Radial, Rane, Rapco/Horizon, Raxxess, RCF, Rode, Roland, Samson, Sennheiser, Shure, SKB, Soundcraft, SSL, Studio Master, Switchcraft, Tascam, TC Electronics, Telefunken, Turbosound, Ultimate Support, Vivitek, West Penn, Whirlwind, Yamaha, Yorkville, Zoom