Ric Graebner studied music at the Universities of Cambridge and York, then lectured at Southampton University, England and William Paterson University, New Jersey. He also held several Research Fellowships at Princeton University. His compositions are internationally broadcast and performed by ensembles such as Lontano,Arditti Quartet, Quatuor Elysée and attract sponsorship from the Arts Council of Great Britain, IBM, TVS and private patrons. Apart from featuring in his own and other contemporary premières, mainly as pianist or conductor, occasionally other keyboards, percussion, technician and D.S.M., he directs professional ensembles and various orchestras and choirs ranging from Webern chamber music to Gluck opera.
He now composes full time and runs his own electronic studio.