Ryan R. Brown
Ryan R. Brown is a choral conductor and baritone living in Los Angeles, California. He is currently the Associate Conductor of the National Children’s Chorus, Teaching Assistant at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and an Ensemble Artist with Seraphic Fire. Ryan is studying Choral Conducting with Dr. James Bass at UCLA. Some of his previous appointments include serving as Choral Director at Wachusett Regional High School in Holden, MA, Artistic Director of the Wachusett Community Choir, Artistic Director of the professional vocal ensemble Diamonds from the Dust, and as singer and conductor in Triad: Boston’s Choral Collective. In 2014, Ryan graduated as valedictorian at Westminster Choir College where he studied music education. As a lover of everything very old and very new he especially enjoys performing music of the renaissance, baroque, and contemporary periods. Some of Ryan’s recent performances include the role of Pontifex in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with the Philadelphia Orchestra, and various modern operas with companies including the Spoleto Festival and Lincoln Center Festival.