Location: Texas, USA
Ryan W. Sullivan, a native of Missouri, is a Choral Director currently pursuing an M.M. in Choral Conducting at Texas Tech University. From 2009-2014 he worked at Lee's Summit High School and Lee's Summit West High School in Lee's Summit, Missouri. He also has been a conductor of children's and youth choirs at the Music-Arts Institute in Independence, MO and St. John's UMC in Lubbock, TX.
As a 2009 graduate of the University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory of Music, he received Bachelor degrees in both Music Education and Vocal Performance. While at the conservatory, Ryan studied music education with Dr. Charles Robinson and voice with Vinson Cole. He has been the music director for stage productions of many musicals and operas. Ryan's previous research interests have included patronage in the Franco-Flemish Renaissance, syncretic music of Portugal, and gestural communication. Ryan served on the boards of Missouri Choral Directors Assoc. (Youth and Student Repertoire & Standards Chair), and Lakewood Way Community Church (Member at large). You can follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanwsullivan.
Ryan's wife, Kristen, is a coloratura soprano, actress and voice teacher in the Kansas City area.