Ryan Kauffman is a saxophonist, woodwind artist, and teacher based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He leads several exciting projects, including the (717) Collective and Triology. He is also a founding member of the NakedEye Ensemble. He teaches saxophone and directs the jazz ensembles at Millersville University and performs throughout the Central PA region, including appearances at Bethlehem Musikfest, Tribeca New Music, Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz, New Music Gathering, Lancaster Jazz Festival, Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, Lancaster Summer Arts Festival, Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, and Roots & Blues.
He has had the privilege of performing with Ron Thomas, Peter Paulsen,
Harrisburg Symphony, Reading Symphony, Lancaster Symphony Orchestra,
and the Liberty Wind Symphony.