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Music educator , Publishing executive , writer

Ryan J Thomson, writer, music educator, publishing executive. Certified in medical technical, California. Recipient Northeast Regional award National Fiddle Contest, Weiser, Idaho, 1977; nominee Boston Music award for Outstanding Ethnic International Act, 1994.


Thomson, Ryan J was born on November 15, 1949 in Salt Lake City. Son of J. Richard and Sherry (Melva) Thomson.


Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, San Diego State University, 1973. Master of Arts in Psychology, University New Hampshire, 1979.


Instructor, lecturer psychology University New Hampshire, 1978-1981. Instructor School for Lifelong Learning, Hampton, New Hampshire, 1981. President Captain Fiddle Music and Publications, Newmarket, since 1985.

Lecturer Northshore Community College, 1986-1987. Instructor Creative Music Institute, 1987-1990.


  • Certified in medical technical, California.



Producer Prescotte Park Festival of the Arts, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1986-1990. Producer Great Bay Folklife Festival Association, 1990, 91, member, board directors. Member American Museum Instrument Society, Guild American Luthiers, National Folk Music and Dance Alliance, International Bluegrass Society, Folk Arts Network.


J. Richard Thomson

Sherry (Melva) Thomson