Ryan is an energetic and creative drum educator that has spent the last decade perfecting his craft. Having studied with the likes of Aaron Edgar, Ryan has developed a strong pedagogical identity from his time under the tutelage of world class musicians. As a touring musician and session player, he has gained great insight on what it means to be a professional in a band setting, and has picked up great practice and performance tips along the way. Ryan has a well known online presence, as he runs “ClaxtonDrums.ca” where he posts copious amounts of drum lessons, drum covers, and drum playthroughs, which spans across many genres and showcases his strong understanding of musicality and theory. It’s Ryan’s goal to inspire and motivate his students to want to exceed their potential as a drummer, while having the most fun in the process.