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Ryan Van Gennip


Advanced Diploma in Music, Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment.

Teaches Bass, Performance, Music Tution and Music Business online.

Ryan Van Gennip has been working in the music industry wearing many hats over the past 20 or so years. Co-director of Australian Music Week (AMW), Ryan currently fulfills the position of marketing manager and production manager for the event. AMW is Sydney’s leading Music industry showcasing event featuring over 100 performing artists over 5 days, across 9 stages every year.

Ryan and fellow TAFE teacher Jon “Howler” Howell are also business partners in the music business Rhythm Section Management (RSM). RSM has been operating for 10 years now and specializes in tour bookings, PR and Marketing services as well as dabbling in international tour promoting. More recently, RSM has embarked in a money pit in the guise of a recording studio based in the lower blue mountains, producing records for Chase The Sun, Claude Hay and the ‘Back In Blue’ charity project which revisited AC/DC’s Back in Black album and raised over $10k for depression sufferers via the Beyond Blue charity.

Ryan also has had an extensive career as a studio and touring musician. Performing nationally and internationally with artists such as iOTA, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Chase The Sun, Charlton Hill, and Claude Hay to name a few.

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