Ryan Frick

Artistic Assistant

Ryan Frick is excited to join the American Pianists Association after spending time in the corporate sector in cybersecurity. Ryan plays the piano and saxophone and has a degree in Jazz Studies with an emphasis in Music Technology from Webster University in St. Louis. After starting his work life in the retail music business, he is thrilled at the opportunity to return to a music-focused organization that combines his love of music and business experience.

Ryan is a lifelong Midwesterner who now calls Indianapolis home after growing up in central Illinois and southern Indiana, and spending time in St. Louis. In his spare time, he enjoys curating his extensive collection of music and movies.

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