RYAN JOHNSON was born in Mesa, Arizona, and currently attends Mesa Community College pursuing a degree in music education.
He began marching and playing the euphonium in 2003, starting with the Academy Brass and Percussion Ensemble. The next seven years Ryan spent with the organization performing in every competitive Academy performance from 2003 through 2009, aging out as The Academy’s first euphonium section leader and horn sergeant of the corps.
Ryan has been teaching marching band since 2006, and teaches and writes drill for a number of marching bands in Arizona. Along with marching band Ryan teaches the visual program for winter drumlines at the junior high, high school, and WGI World level.