Ryan received his Associate degree in Music from Mt. San Antonio College, Bachelor’s in Music Education (Choral Emphasis) with a minor in Biblical Studies from Biola University, and his Master’s in Choral Conducting from Azusa Pacific University. He is currently working on his second Master’s in Music Education at Columbia University. Other than serving as the choir director at St. Genevieve High School, he also serves as the music director at Northminster Presbyterian Church.