Ryan P. Oldham


Address Available on Request
Kansas City, MO

E-mail: music@ryanoldham.com


Seeking an Faculty or Assistant Faculty position in Music Composition. Dedicated, disciplined teacher accustomed to working extended hours to achieve goals.

Teaching and Related Positions

Academy Faculty- UMKC Community Music and Dance Academy
2008 - present
University of Missouri - Kansas City, MO

Adjunct Faculty - UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance
2008 - present
University of Missouri - Kansas City, MO

Graduate Teaching Assistant - Conservatory of Music and Dance
2006 - 2008
University of Missouri - Kansas City, MO

Adjunct Faculty - Humanities and Fine Arts
2005 - 2008
Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, KS

Composition Instructor/Coordinator - Composers In The Schools (C.I.T.S.)
2004 - 2007
University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO

I visited many local schools in the Kansas City area to teach music composition individually or in combination with other graduate composers. I also managed the schedules of the CITS teachers and participating schools.

Music Consultant - Music, Words, Opera
2002 - 2003
Kentucky Opera, Louisville, KY

As the featured composer, I assisted students with little to no experience in composing music for participating public high schools and middle schools.

University Courses Taught

  • Music Theory
  • Music Composition
  • Orchestration
  • Music Fundamentals
  • Graduate Form and Analysis
  • Music Appreciation
  • Listening Lab for Composers
  • Music Appreciation (Online)
  • History and Development of Rock and Roll (Online)
  • Education

    Doctor of Musical Arts/ Music Composition
    2004 - 2008
    University of Missouri, Kansas City
    Kansas City, MO

    Master of Music/ Music Composition and Theory
    2000 - 2002
    University of Louisville
    Louisville, KY

    Bachelor of Arts/ Music Composition and Theory
    1995 - 1999
    The Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Indiana, PA


    Available Upon Request