Ryan Garmoe is a freelance trumpeter, arranger/composer, and educator based out of Des Moines, Iowa.
Ryan actively performs throughout Iowa and the Midwest, with notable performance credits including contracts with Norwegian Cruise Line and Regent Seven Seas, appearances with the wcfsymphony, brass quintet, and brass ensemble, as well as performances at the Iowa City Jazz Festival, Greeley Jazz Festival, Summer Camp Music Festival, Iowa Soul Festival, and 515 Alive Music Festival.
Currently, Ryan performs with Norwegian Cruise Line and Regent Seven Seas as a member of their showbands. Through this opportunity, Ryan has shared the stage with Juno Award Winners, contestants form The Voice, a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Medalists, amoung numerous singers from Broadway and London's West End.
Ryan graduated of the University of Northern Iowa in May 2018, where he received his Bachelor’s of Music in classical performance and a minor in jazz studies. While at UNI, Ryan was fortunate to perform with guest artists such as Ben Wendel, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Luis Bonilla, Dave Douglas, Jack Cooper, Justin Kisor, John Wojciechowski, and John Kizilarmut.
Ryan was a 2 time finalist for the UNI Presser Solo Competition in 2016 and 2017, as well as a finalist for the UNI Concerto competition in 2016. Ryan is also a 3 year attendee of the Atlantic Brass Quintet Chamber Music Seminar.