Ryan Kelly has been teaching since 1985 and has been a band director at Oaks Christian School since 2005. Music is his passion, and he loves to inspire students to learn the craft and the art of making music. As he helps students develop the skills to play their instrument, he instills in them the beauty of the art form and how God created it for our enjoyment and His pleasure. Mr. Kelly graduated from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSULB with a Bachelor of Music Education and a Clear Teaching Credential at California State University Long Beach. Mr. Kelly has performed at several world-class venues, including Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House, and the De Doelan in Rotterdam, Holland.