Mr. Ryan loves when his guitar students discover music in a way that is encouraging, accessible, and entertaining. A big kid himself, he enjoys leading classes and learning with his students through the music that they love.
At the Wheaton Yamaha Music School, Mr. Ryan is one of the first guitar instructors in the United States to teach a Yamaha guitar course. His classes and private lessons are a friendly music-making environment.
Saint Louis, Missouri
Master of Music, Guitar Performance, San Francisco Conservatory
Bachelor of Music, Guitar Performance, Webster University
Outreach Performer, San Francisco Symphony
Audio Engineer, SFCM Recording Studio
Executive Director, Nightingale Ensemble
Learning new languages (working on Japanese!)
Playing video games