pianist . arranger . composer
Ryan served as Director of Music and Choirs at Foothills Unitarian Church in Fort Collins,CO from 2006-2017. Prior to moving to the Front Range, he worked as pianist in Chandler, AZ at Valley Unitarian Universalist Church from 1999-2005. Since moving back home, he has performed around the Front Range as a pianist, including as a featured soloist with the Front Range Chamber Players. Ryan frequently concertizes in homes and churches locally and nationally, and is in demand as a guest choral conductor. He works as an independent arranger and composer and also maintains a full private piano studio. Current projects include plans for a new album, arranging and composing for SATB choir and collaborating with songwriters for studio sessions. In his spare time, he loves to be outdoors biking, skiing and camping. Passions include family, wolves, nature, red wine, really good coffee and sleeping until 11:00. Ryan’s true love is daughter Elena Rose, affectionately called “Lanie”.