Ryan Mayer — Guitar & Percussion

Ryan Mayer is a multi-instrumentalist musician, lyricist, songwriter and producer from Chicago. Over the years, he has collaborated on many diverse projects, from traditional Middle Eastern, North and East African, and Afro-Colombian music, to reggae and hip hop. Currently focusing on his band, Doum Sound, he is consolidating all of this experience into his songwriting and original music.  He has worked as a teaching artist for the past 12 years, spreading his love for music to the youth and inspiring the next generation.  In addition to Guitars Over Guns, Ryan also teaches with Ravinia’s Music Discovery Program and Merit School of Music.