Ryan M. is a classically trained guitarist, pianist, and bassist with over two decades of experience in live performance with various groups such as zydeco ensembles, rock bands, and recitals. Ryan has a Bachelors of Music degree with a concentration on media from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette which allowed him to explore sound design, music technology, film scoring, and synthesis. His favorite genres of music include math rock, alternative hip hop, and 70s folk, even though he enjoys playing and teaching everything from classical to rock. Ryan’s love of learning and music has led him to becoming a teacher with future aspirations of becoming a music therapist. He wants to instill his love of music, performing, and learning in all of his students.