Wendy Ryan’s musical career thus far has displayed the same tenacity and focus that has made her an outstanding teacher and communicator. As a pianist, arranger, composer, and vocalist, Wendy has performed extensively in New York, Los Angeles, Europe, and the Caribbean, at such venues as the Peninsula, Beverly Hills, Waldorf Astoria, New York, Lincoln Center, and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. As a composer, Wendy has had original music commissioned, performed,and recorded by various string quartets, woodwind quartets, and major Latin jazz groups. She has also worked with Yamaha Corp. of America, piano division.
• New School, Manhattan – voice teacher
• Arai School of Music, Los Angeles – voice , piano , and ensemble teacher • LA Music Academy – voice, piano, ensemble, music theory • Various schools and colleges as member of the Jazz Festival All Stars and Latin Festival All Stars leading enrichment programs for students and teachers
Wendy Ryan Quintet (L-R)
Ed Conte, Peter Davis, Steve Freeman,
John B Williams, Paul Kreibeck, Wendy Ryan, Rickey Woodard, Les Benedict