Ryan Rey is a composer, guitarist, teacher, and SF Bay Area native. He writes music for a diverse array of mediums including chamber ensembles, rock groups, videogames, and film. Ryan received his M.A. and B.A. in music composition from CSU East Bay and formerly taught there. Currently, he teaches courses in music technology at Pyramind, Diablo Valley College, and online through Pryamind's Mentorship Network. He is Director of Seventh Avenue Performances and board member of Ninth Planet, formerly known as Composers, Inc. where he was Executive Director and an Artistic Co-Director.