J. Ryan Garber's music is performed in a variety of venues in the US and
abroad. He has received awards, recognition, and special performances
from five national organizations and in 2002 was named "Composer of the
Year" by the Tennessee Music Teachers Association. His music has been
released on the Bella Musica, Vox Novus, ErmMedia, and Capstone labels.
Currently organist/choirmaster and composer-in-residence at All Saints' Episcopal Church (Morristown, TN), he also teaches music courses at Walters State Community College. Previously he taught (music composition/theory, organ, bassoon) at Carson-Newman College for eight years where he was an associate professor and winner of the excellence in teaching/leadership and creativity awards.