Composer, Pianist and Transcriber
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 focussed his attention on studio recording where he has recorded four studio albums and currently has a fifth in production. His albums all draw on his love for long form composition that has hints of progressive rock and electronica alongside classical flavours which combine to create a voice that is unique and compelling.
Ryan has established himself as a transcriptionist and has many happy returning clients who comment on the professionalism of his service. Ryan has transcribed many Mike Oldfield albums and also Robert Reed whose Sanctuary album Ryan played within the band in Cheltenham in 2017.
Ryan has established a growing and loyal fanbase worldwide and continues to push forward creatively and thanks everybody for their kind support.