Ryan Yard holds a 1st class honours in Composition obtained from the Royal Welsh College Of Music and Drama. Ryan has had his music performed by many different ensembles and his first orchestral work Lamentation was recorded by The BBC National Orchestra of Wales in 2004. 

Since graduating Ryan has recorded five studio albums drawing upon his love of progressive rock, electronica and classical music. 

Ryan has worked with many amazing artists within his field including Rob Reed, Tom Newman and Les Penning and his transcription work has even made its way to Mike Oldfield, an artist that Ryan particularly loves. 

As a self-employed musician, Ryan has a wide range of services available based around many years of experience. These include private teaching in piano, music theory and composition, bespoke composition and arranging work, commissions and published writings. 

Ryan has established a growing and loyal fanbase worldwide and continues to push forward creatively and thanks everybody for their kind support.