Ryan DeHaven is a Portland-based studio instrumentalist, producer, recording engineer, and educator. Ryan’s piano accompaniment has brought him to award-winning choral programs and soloists of all genres, exhibiting an impressive library of repertoire ranging from Rimsky-Korsakov to Stephen Sondheim. His pit orchestra work in musical theater has spanned more than a decade and includes work on more than 27 productions at the high school level and above. Ryan has taught music to students of all ages and actively instructs at the middle and high school levels where he encourages the next generation of artists to love themselves through their art.
Ryan has acted as accompanist for the Oregon Chorale since fall of 2022, previously working as an audio engineer for the Chorale’s virtual performances in the 2021-2022 season. Other recent professional credits include musical direction/pianist for Arts and Communication Magnet Academy’s 2023 production of Little Shop of Horrors, musical and vocal direction/keyboard conductor for Westside Christian High School’s 2022 production of Annie, and as regular accompanist for Westside’s fifteen-time OSAA 3A State Champion Concert Choir.
Ryan currently works as a middle school choir director in the North Clackamas School District at both Alder Creek and Rowe Middle School. Ryan is delighted to be continuing his work with the Oregon Chorale for the 2023-2024 season!