Music/Band 9 – 14 year olds
Ryan Zawel holds trombone performance degrees from Northwestern University and Ithaca College. He has performed with the Tommy Dorsey Band, Broadway’s Miss Saigon, the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, and the Joel Rubin Jewish Music Ensemble. He has collaborated with members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, and Zappa Plays Zappa. Ryan has served on the music faculties of Hunter Campus Schools in New York City, Ithaca College, and Syracuse University. He currentyly directs the Klezmer Ensemble at Cornell University. Ryan’s wife, Nicki, is a fellow music educator. They have two children, Daniel, 8 and Ruby, 5.