Brad Ryan

Brad Ryan

Location:

Carrollwood, Westchase, Citrus Park, Lutz, Land O Lakes, Wesley Chapel, Temple Terrace.

Instruments:

Violin, Viola, Voice, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar, Ukulele and Piano.

Background:

Brad was born in Tampa Florida. He graduated from Steinbrenner High School in 2018. He is currently studying Music Education at the University of South Florida.

Started Music Career:

Brad began playing the viola at 12 years old and immediately fell in love with it. By the time he was 14 he knew that he wanted to be a music teacher. He began taking lessons and worked really hard to create opportunities where he could help and teach others in his high school orchestra. Towards the end of his high school career he joined the choir and found that he enjoyed singing just as much as viola and violin, and now he studies viola and voice at the University of South Florida School of Music.

Education:

Brad graduated from Steinbrenner High School with a 3.6 GPA and is currently at USF for Music Education, Instrumental and Choral.

Area of Focus:

Viola, Violin, Voice, Music Theory.

Favorite Aspect of Teaching:

Brad finds joy in seeing the lights switch on in his students’ heads when they grasp new concepts and make discoveries about their instrument and enjoys being a guide for them to grow as musicians.

Performance:

Brad has performed in numerous ensembles including the Steinbrenner High School Chamber Orchestra, the 2015 and 2016 TMYO Symphonic Orchestras, the 2017 FSU Summer Music Camp Chamber and Symphony Orchestras, the USF Symphony Orchestra, and the 2019 Patel Conservatory Chamber Orchestra. For voice he has performed in the Steinbrenner High School Chamber Choir and Show Choir, the USF University Singers, and the 2019 Patel Conservatory Choral Intensive. He also regularly performs solo in both the viola and voice studios at USF School of Music.