Ryan Durfee – Staff Accompanist & Vocal Coach


Ryan Durfee has a degree in Piano Performance from Northwestern College in St. Paul, MN.  He joined the DSA staff in the Fall of 2014 as Accompanist and Vocal Coach for the Vocal Music & Theater Departments.  He recently served as Worship Leader at The Bridge Church in Littleton.  In 1999, he won the NWC Concerto/Aria competition by playing Liszt Piano Concerto #1.  In addition to performing solo piano, he has been involved as a music director or accompanist in numerous musicals and productions including Meet Me in St. Louis, Broadway’s Children (2008), You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Annie, Thoroughly Modern Millie (2010), Godspell, The Pajama Game (2011), Broadway Comes to Denver, 42nd Street (2012), Beauty and the Beast (2013), Hairspray (2014), Spring Awakening (2015),  The Lion King Jr (2017) and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (2017).  Ryan has had the opportunity to travel around the world directing vocal groups, choirs and music ensembles in Eastern Europe, Africa, and South America.

Contact Information:

  • Phone:  720-424-1743
  • Email:  Ryan_Durfee@dpsk12.org
  • Office:  Room 146  (near the DSA Montview entrance)