Ryan Deimerly is a multi-instrumentalist originally hailing from Minnesota. He started playing piano when he was five years old, and soon began to play music by ear. His interests broadened to guitar, drums, and voice, but piano remained his main instrument. Growing up being heavily influenced by Phil Collins, Oscar Peterson, Franz Liszt, Sergei Rachmaninoff and the Police, Ryan went on to study Music and Mass Communications at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Ryan has performed with a variety of bands with a range of styles. His favorite genres to perform live are jazz, pop, metal and hard rock. He has played with a variety of bands that have incorporated styles such as jazz, classical, pop, metal and hard rock. Ryan is excited to share with his students what he’s learned from his over 30 years of experience, and what makes playing music fun!