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Ryan has carved out a career for himself composing music in a diverse range of styles primarily for the big and small screen. He has composed music for TV series, documentaries, games and films receiving numerous accolades for his work along the way including several nominations as well as an award for Best Music at the APRA Australian Screen Music Awards for his work on animated TV series, GASP! He is currently also a partner in Sydney based music and sound house, KLANG.

Ryan is particularly adept at character driven music and enjoys exploring the narrative and emotional arc of a story with his composing be it humorous or dramatic through the subtle use of thematic material and skilful orchestration. When given the opportunity he likes to write for live musicians and has had his work performed and recorded by numerous top class artists both locally in Australia and abroad. This includes recordings with the highly regarded Budapest Scoring Orchestra in Hungary.

Ryan is also an accomplished jazz pianists and has performed in Australia, Southern Africa, Europe and in the US. He is currently the principal composer with Sydney jazz ensemble Fabric. He graduated from the University of Ca[e Town with a Masters in Composition and Arrangement and then went on to further his studies in film scoring at Berklee College of Music in Boston in the US.