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About Ryan Straka

Ryan Straka
Ryan Straka
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Riverside, CA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Bass Guitar, Drums, Guitar, Music Theory, Piano, Technology, Ukulele
Education: M.A. Teaching and Learning - University of Redlands B.A. Music Composition - University of California, Riverside A.A. Fine Arts/Liberal Arts - Victor Valley College
Performance Experience: 10+
Teaching Experience: 10+
Teaching Philosophy: As a music teacher, I believe in educating the complete musician. It important to develop high standards for student achievement to enrich young musicians and sustain them throughout their academic career. Studying music is a way for students to constantly improve themselves. I want my students to find meaning in music by applying to their everyday lives. Through the collaborative nature of music, I seek to help to build comradery between students, their families, and the broader community.

Get to know Ryan Straka

In his youth, Ryan discovered his love of music. Originaly from the Inland Empire, Ryan started playing percussion at a young age and eventually joined his high schools' marching band. 

He then went on to atain both his Fine Arts and Liberal Arts degree from Victor Valley College, with an interest in both education and music.

Ryan Straka graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition from University of California, Riverside in 2015 and graduated with a Master's Degree in Teaching and Learning from the University of Redlands in 2019. 

He has been employed by various music companies as a music instructor, teaching both group and individual music lessons for children and adults. 

He currently performs and produces music in Riverside, California. 

Ryan Straka main instruments include Electric Bass and Piano, but he can also play many ther instruments as well, including Guitar, Drums, Ukulele, and some Brass and Woodwind instruments. 

Ryan Straka teaches at:
3560 Riverside Plaza Dr Suite 408
Riverside, CA 92506
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