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Ryan Nix

Athens High School
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Ryan Nix is the Director of Bands for Athens City Schools in Athens Alabama.  He has taught throughout North Alabama and North West Florida as a Band Director and Percussion Clinician.

Mr. Nix earned his Bachelors Degree in Music Education in May 2006 from the University of North Alabama in Florence.  While at UNA, he studied percussion under Dr. Iain Moyer and Mr. David Waters. During the summers of 2001 and 2002, he marched in the snare line of Spirit Drum and Bugle Corps.

After working as a band director for several years in Alabama, Mr. Nix took a hiatus from teaching full time in 2010 to pursue a Master’s of Education at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. While in Pensacola, he trained to judge Percussion Performance Analysis in the Gulf Coast Guard Circuit and substitute taught at local Middle and High School Band programs. He has since returned to public school education in North Alabama with his wife Kathryn and son Griffin.