Musician; Educator; Arts Administrator

Equally comfortable performing in front 18,000 people at the Hollywood Bowl with the Los Angeles Philharmonic to teaching a class on Arts Entrepreneurship

As an oboist, Ryan has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and San Diego Symphony.
As a conductor, he has worked with soprano, Tony Arnold and conducted new music including David Conte’s opera, America Tropical.
As an educator, Ryan has been Chair of the Music Department at the Idyllwild Arts Academy.
As an arts administrator, he has lead Definiens and presented hundreds of concerts at LACMA…read more

You can check out my solo English horn CD, In the City at Night, as well as clips from Jenni Brandon’s CD Songs of California: Music for Winds and Piano.

Here is a live recording of the Leo Smit’s sextet for winds and piano. This is the opening solo of the second movement. I had the pleasure of performing this last minute with Frequency 49 this spring at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Below is a video from a few years ago. I’m performing the first movement of a trio by Randall Thompson.

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