Ryan Garrett

Instructor of Percussion
BM-Percussion Performance, Capital University; MM-Percussion Performance, Ohio University
Year Appointed
Courses - Fall
  • Applied Percussion
Courses - Spring
  • Applied Percussion


Ryan Garrett is an Ohio-born percussionist, educator, and audio engineer. As a percussionist, Ryan helped to found KOI Percussion, a percussion quartet focusing on bringing contemporary music to unfamiliar crowds and is a frequent collaborator of the NOBROW.collective. He is also a section percussionist with The Ohio Valley Symphony and a substitute in the River Cities Symphony Orchestra. As an educator, Ryan has worked with many marching drumlines and front ensembles and is currently serving as the Logan High School Band’s percussion instructor.

Ryan is currently the percussion instructor at Marietta College and is also pursuing a doctoral degree at Ohio University in Interdisciplinary Arts, focusing on popular music studies, percussion theater performance, and percussion pedagogy.