Ryley McConkey

Ryley McConkey

Position: 1st Trombone

Occupation: Engineering Student

Trombone: Bach 36BO Strad and King 606

Groups: Current: Ritchie Trombone Choir; Past: Edmonton Youth Symphony Orchestra, Littlebirds Big Band and Combo, Harry Ainlay Symphonic and Jazz bands

Teachers: Rob Speers

Influences: Urbie Green, JJ Johnson, Steve Davis

Bio: I played the trombone through Junior High School at DS Mackenzie. At Harry Ainlay, Rob Speers and Roy Townend encouraged me to become more invested in the trombone and helped me discover my passion for music. I joined the choir in my Grade 12 year, and it continues to be a highlight of my week.

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