After graduating from Queen’s University Belfast with First Class Honours in Music, Ryan completed a PGCE Music from University of Ulster in July 2020. As part of his undergraduate degree, he received a bursary for vocal tuition with David Robertson, culminating in a successful Double Recital in his final year, and being awarded a Flax Trust QUB Music award.
As a member of Anúna, he has toured the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Italy as well as performing at events such as Last Night of the Proms, and the Sacred Music Festival in Fes, Morocco. Most recently performing as part of the Voces8 series ‘Live from London’. Ryan is also a founding member of one of Anuna’s branch-off groups namely ‘M’ANAM’, who released their debut album in November 2019. Ryan has been involved with NI Opera in 2017 and 2018 as a chorus member for their productions of Mozart’s ‘Cosi fan Tutte’ and Verdi’s ‘Rigoletto’.”
As an Associate Artist for the 2020 season, he performed in various projects throughout the year, culminating in the Magic of Christmas show with the Ulster Orchestra in the Waterfront Hall. In September 2021, Ryan will commence a Masters in Vocal Studies at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, studying with Julian Tovey.