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Ryan Homsey

Director, Academic Resource Center

Lecturer of Music

Ryan Homsey oversees the Academic Resource Center, which includes the college’s Advising Center and Testing Center. In addition to being a student affairs administrator, Ryan is a contemporary classical music composer and part-time faculty member in the Conservatory of Music’s studio composition program. He teaches a wide array of courses across the college.

Research Interests:

Student Affairs
  • Academic Advising Practices
  • Student Development Theory
  • Diversity Leadership
  • Assessment in Higher Education
  • Folk
  • Songwriting
  • Gregorian Chant
  • 16th-Century Vocal Polyphony
  • Contemporary Classical / Opera
  • Minimalism

Representative Courses:

  • First-Year Seminar
  • Discovering the Arts
  • College Success Seminar
  • Models III
  • Studio Arranging II
  • Studio Composition Master Class
  • Private Study: Composition
  • Songwriting for the Musical

More About Me


Ring Out Wild Bells, for SATB chorus and celesta, available from GIA Publications

Professional Development Activities

Inaugural SUNY Academic Advising Conference (2018), presenter, Collaborating to Improve Incoming Freshmen Advisement and Registration