Ryan Mantell | Saxophone
Ryan Mantell is a New Jersey based saxophonist and teacher. He is an active performer in New Jersey and New York, playing saxophone regularly for the New Jersey Wind Symphony, the Cobalt Quartet, the Megalopolis Saxophone Orchestra, and the Hudson Valley Saxophone Orchestra. Ryan is the founder and director of the North Jersey Youth Saxophone Ensemble, an initiative to bring a unique chamber music experience to high school age saxophone students in northern New Jersey. He has taught instrumental music in New Jersey at all levels K-12, and maintains a private studio of saxophone students as well. Ryan earned a Master of Music degree in saxophone performance from Rutgers University, as well as a Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree with Performance Honors from Syracuse University.