Ryan Reeson is a composer, conductor, and educator with a passion for creative collaboration and community-building. As a composer, Reeson has had works performed by many ensembles, most notably by the Miami Frost Chorale, 2014 Colorado ACDA choir, and members of the Cleveland Orchestra. His choral music has been performed across the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Reeson is an active arranger, with clients including the Illinois Symphony, and songwriters including MELD, Casey Loudon, Lou Roy and Matthew Brown. He oversaw the musical adaption of Mary Lynn Dobson’s “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood,” originally a play which has received over 1,000 performances internationally. In addition to concert works, Reeson regularly composes and orchestrates music for film and other media.
Among many others, he has conducted the Rochester Philharmonic and the Riverside Philharmonic. He has served as an Assistant Conductor for the Chamber Orchestra at St. Matthews, the Southeast Symphony, the Ars Flores Symphony, and the Meadows Symphony Orchestra. Reeson graduated with honors from the University of Miami Frost School of Music with a degree in Music Composition and holds a Master’s degree in Orchestral Conducting from the Meadows School of the Arts in Dallas, TX. Currently Music Director of the Lancaster Community Orchestra and Associate Conductor of the Westlake Village Symphony, he also maintains a private studio of piano students and teaches music theory and songwriting courses at California School of the Arts - San Gabriel Valley.
Ali “AMAC” McGuire
Ali “AMAC” McGuire is a Gold Record Mixing Engineer and vocal producer, having worked with artists from Joji to Tee Grizlley, WifisFuneral, Shordie Shoridie, Slushii, Sophia Reyes, Lizzo, Phi11a, Kelly Rowland, PNB Rock, The Kooks and more.
AMAC got her start in Philadelphia, PA doing FOH at live sound venues all over the city then moving on to touring with acts like Fetty Wap, Post Malone and T Wayne.
In 2017, AMAC decided to move to LA to work in the studio with the best in the world. After getting her first studio job at Melrose Sound in Hollywood, she branched off to work with labels such as Atlantic, Warner, GOOD Music, 88 Rising, Hitco and more.