Ryan King was born and raised in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, having attended Mansfield Legacy High School. There, Ryan was a drum major of the Legacy Bronco Band for three years. Currently, he is attending the University of North Texas, majoring in Music Education as well as studying saxophone under Dr. Eric Nestler. Ryan also proudly serves as a drum major of the Green Brigade Marching Band.
Outside of school, Ryan was a member of the inaugural cast of Orion. He played tenor saxophone and was a featured soloist in the program “Elevate”. He also has worked as a field technician with the Colleyville Heritage High School band and Lake Dallas High School band.
Ryan is a member of the Texas Music Educators Association, North Texas Music Educators Association, and frequent attendee of Marching Arts Forum.