Ryan Wood is from Lisle, Illinois and currently attends Millikin University where he is a senior studying Music Education. His main instrument is the euphonium. In the summer Mr. Wood teaches as a Clinic Instructor with Fred J. Miller Summer Clinics in Dayton, Ohio. In his time at Millikin, he acted as President of the National Association for Music Education. He was also a Resident Assistant, First Year Experience Mentor, and a member of multiple academic organizations.