He joined his first band with his best friends and schoolmates in 1996. This would manifest into of a life long dream and passion for recording and performing music in a professional setting. Ryan is a self taught, experienced musician and producer with an ear for melody and a passion for music theory and arrangement. He has traveled the country many times over and is currently recording and performing full-time for national recording artist LEAVING EDEN. When not on the road, Ryan is a drum instructor and operates his own recording studio.