Kevin Ronan is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music Performance degrees. While a student at ASU, he studied with Sam Pilafian, world-renowned brass pedagogue and co-author of "The Breathing Gym". Kevin also served on the instructional staff of the ASU Athletic Band Department for five years, under the direction of James G. Hudson.
Mr. Ronan works year-round as a music arranger and copyist. Proficient in Sibelius and Finale, Kevin has over a decade of experience in transcribing, arranging, copying, and preparing pieces for publication and distribution. On the marching field, bands performing his arrangements have been recognized as BOA Regional and Grand National Finalists, as well as State Marching Finalists and Champions.
From 2007-2018, Kevin was a brass instructor for the 18-time World Champion Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps. During his time on staff, the corps won 7 DCI World Championships, 4 Jim Ott High Brass Awards, and never placed lower than 2nd place at DCI Finals. Prior to joining The Blue Devils staff, Kevin was a member of the hornline and served as tuba section leader.
Mr. Ronan currently resides in Lewisville, TX where he is a private lesson instructor at Marcus High School, Hebron High School, and Flower Mound High School. Since 2012, Kevin has been a member of the instructional and creative staff for the Marcus High School Marching Band.