Ignas studied with Karl Sievers at the University of Oklahoma. In addition, he has studied with Mauro Maur, Michael Davison, and Jan Roller. Ignas has performed with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Oklahoma City Canterbury Choral Society Orchestra, Enid Symphony, the Youth Orchestra of the Americas, as a Guest Artist with the United States Air Force Heartland of America Band Brass in Blue, as a Guest Artist at the Grand Teton Music Festival, and as a freelance trumpet player in the Oklahoma City, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Honolulu areas. Ignas has delivered clinics and masterclasses in Hawai‘i, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C., Wyoming, Utah, and throughout Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay.
Ignas has taught at Punahou since 2017.