Principal Trumpet of the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, a lecturer of trumpet at the Bob Cole Conservatory at California State University Long Beach and lecturer of pedagogy at the Colburn Conservatory of Music.
Ryan has played full seasons with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, San Diego Symphony, and the New World Symphony. He has played on short term contracts at Auckland Philharmonia, The Malaysia Philharmonic, and the Stavanger Philharmonic internationally.
Domestically, he has performed with the San Francisco Symphony and Brass Ensemble, Saint Louis Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, and many others. With the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Ryan has appeared as guest principal trumpet, played in the LA Philharmonic Brass Quintet, and joined two international tours (Venezuela and Scotland).
In addition, Ryan enjoys recording work in Los Angeles, and frequently performs at Warner Brothers, Sony, Capital Records, and Fox Studios. He can be heard on many motion pictures and television shows including The Greatest Showman, Turning Red, The Mandelorian, Mulan, The Suicide Squad, The Simpsons, Star Trek: Picard, and more.