Ryan Bale is an alternative rock artist currently based out of North Hollywood. He graduated from Berklee College of Music with a dual degree in Guitar Performance and Music Business. Bale grew up playing guitar in a variety of rock bands and jazz ensembles in Charlotte, NC. His college band, The Cotones, recorded with acclaimed producers Steve Albini (Nirvana, The Pixies) and Joel Hamilton (Highly Suspect, Tom Waits). He has also played live shows at venues all across the country. Now, his focus is on producing his own music, as well as teaching. His teaching is based off of a philosophy of helping each person find their voice in music, and balancing technique with emotion.