Ryan Sorenson Portrait

Ryan Sorenson

Assistant Professor of Music

  • Doctor of Music
    Florida State University
  • Master of Music
    Northwestern University
  • Bachelor of Music
    University of South Florida

Dr. Ryan Sorenson is the newly appointed Assistant Professor of Tuba and Euphonium at Valdosta State University. He received his DM from Florida State University, MM from Northwestern University, and BM from the University of South Florida. Prior to joining the faculty at VSU, Dr. Sorensontaught on the faculty at Stetson University, Seminole State College, Bethune Cookman University, Rollins College, and Eastern Florida State College. In 2021 and 2022, he served as Director of Brass Camp at Stetson University and has recently accepted the position of Director of Operations and Ensemble Director with the Atlanta Low Brass Academy.

Dr. Sorenson has also recently been recognized in several national and international solo competitions. He won the Artist Solo Competition at the Southeast Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference in 2022 and was a semi-finalist at both the International Tuba and Euphonium Conference’s Artist Tuba Competition and the Leonard Falcone International Tuba and Euphonium Artist Tuba Competition. Dr. Sorenson’s students have also received recognition in various competitions, including the 2023 ITEC Artist Tuba Competition, 2022 SERTEC Artist Euphonium Competition, Leonard Falcone Artist Tuba competition, and 2023 ITEC Tuba and Euphonium Quartet Competition.