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Ryan has been performing on trumpet since 2000 in a variety of styles and genres. A lifelong ensemble musician, he is a member of the Denver Philharmonic Orchestra, Denver Brass, Colorado Brass Band, and Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra. He is also a member of CU's "Buffalo Brass Quintet," the university scholarship brass quintet (formerly Avery Brass).
Ryan subs regularly with the Colorado Symphony, Colorado's premier orchestral ensemble. He has performed at the Crested Butte Music Festival, Boulder Bach Festival Orchestra, Seicento Baroque Ensemble, and the Colorado MahlerFest Orchestra.
Ryan received his Bachelor of Music in Trumpet Performance from University of Colorado Boulder in 2008, studying with Terry Sawchuk. He received his Master of Music in Trumpet Pedagogy and Performance from University of Denver in 2016, studying with Alan Hood.
Ryan also enjoys playing musical theater, having played shows such as West Side Story and Beauty and the Beast at venues such as PACE, Boulder Dinner Theater, Wolf Theater (JCC), and CU-Boulder's Macky Auditorium.
He also subs with many commercial ensembles along the Denver/Front Range area, including Mannequin the Band, Honeycomb Funk, Funkiphino, Mass Hipsteria, Guerrilla Fanfare and others. Please check out media below and the YouTube channel link at bottom for more.
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