Ryan is a musician with over 16 years of teaching experience and spent six years studying in musical education. Ryan has a BTec in Popular Music Performance, during which time he was winner of the Student of the Year Award. He gained a Diploma from the Guitar Institute and a BA (Hons) in Commercial Music. Ryan was requested to teach his first lesson at the age of 17 and since then has continued non-stop teaching both children and adults.

Alongside teaching guitar, Ryan performs around the country with his function band and has recorded for the BBC. Ryan recently was a member of the first rock band to play inside Windsor Castle!