Ryan Ragsdale is a composer and trumpeter from Atlanta, GA who currently resides in West Chester, PA as he finishes his studies in Music Composition at West Chester University.
Mr. Ragsdale became involved in the marching arts in high school as a trumpet player in the marching band; he then went on to perform with the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corps from 2017 through 2019. In the midst of Mr. Ragsdale’s career as a member of the Phantom Regiment, he began his teaching career as a marching band clinician in 2018 at Starr’s Mill High School in Fayetteville, GA. In 2019, Mr. Ragsdale spent a full season as a visual technician at Walton High School in Marietta, GA. Mr. Ragsdale currently works for Bayard Rustin High School in West Chester, PA as a visual and brass instructor.
Apart from Mr. Ragsdale’s freelance composing and arranging, he also works as a collaborator and designer for the marching arts; he currently serves as the wind arranger for the Bayard Rustin High School marching band and he welcomes commissions and inquiries about arranging and designing custom marching band and indoor shows from all programs.
Mr. Ragsdale will soon have pre-made show designs and arrangements for purchase on this website!