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Danny is a composer of music for film, television and video games, who also has a wealth of experience in pop arranging, orchestration, advanced score engraving, music preparation, and contemporary classical composition.

Portfolios can be viewed via the links on the top banner, and for any enquiries or quotes, please send an email to

danny_ryan@live.co.uk 

and he will get back to you very promptly.

Awards:

  • 2017 - Awarded Second Runner-Up in Marvin Hamlisch International Film Scoring Contest
  • 2017 - Finalist in STC film music festival European Talent Competition
  • 2016 - Winner of the RCM SFO Composition Competition
  • 2016 - Winner of the RNCM Gold Medal for Composition
  • 2014 - Winner of the RNCM Grindon/Deardon Prize for Composition
  • 2011 - Winner of the Thornbury Orchestra Composition Competition

Showreel:

Danny was Second Runner-Up in the 2017 Marvin Hamlisch Film Scoring Contest. View his winning submission below:

As a Film Composer:

"I would definitely recommend Danny to anybody looking for a creative and versatile composer."

Abilgail Brown 2015, Wildlife Photographer & Director

As a Score Assistant & Engraver:

"He showed an amazing ability to work to at an excellent standard, to tight deadlines  - and whilst keeping a professional and always cheery demeanour! I couldn’t recommend him highly enough."

Katie Chatburn 2016, Composer for Visuals, Radio and Concert, and Educator

As a Pop Music Arranger:

"Danny’s arrangements for the RNCM Session Orchestra were always flawless, showing great accuracy and creative flair."

Andy Stott 2016, RNCM Head of Popular Music & former MD in the West End

Portfolio Highlights:

  • 2017 - Composer for 'Pomegranate', by Requiem Pictures
  • 2017 - Composer for ‘Fish Bowl’, by Requiem Pictures
  • 2017 - Composed library music tracks for ‘Soundscape’ and ‘Library of the Human Soul’
  • 2017 - Engraved Richard Blackford’s Violin Concerto ‘Niobe’, for performance from Prague Phil 2017
  • 2016 - Engraved Richard Blackford’s orchestral work ‘Kalon’, for performance from BBC NOW 2018
  • 2016 - Music Preparation for ‘This Beautiful Fantastic’, assisting composer Anne Nikitin
  • 2015 - Composer for the Manchester Theatre Awards
  • 2013-2016 - Arranger for the RNCM Session Orchestra
 Danny reads through a score as Producer for an orchestral session at Abbey Road Studios.

Danny reads through a score as Producer for an orchestral session at Abbey Road Studios.

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