RYAN WHITTIER

MUSIC COMPOSER

New-York Historical Society :: Vietnam War Exhibition

by Ryan Whittier on October 4, 2017, no comments

Ryan is the music composer for two separate short films that are part of the New-York Historical Society’s Vietnam War Exhibition.  One of the films features Nic Ut and Kim Phuc discussing the now-iconic, 1973-Pulitzer-Prize-winning ‘Napalm Girl’ image of a girl running toward the camera – away from a recently napalmed village.  Ut was the photographer, […]

Ryan Whittier Composes New Solo Piano Works

by Ryan Whittier on August 5, 2013, no comments

  Ryan Whittier is composing and compiling a small collection of short solo piano works.  Some are brand new, and some are from recent years.  The moods of the pieces are generally nostalgic, wistful and contemplative – some with a touch of mystery – and the compositional style is exceptionally sparse.  Some of the pieces create a feeling of […]

Ryan Whittier Receives ASCAP Plus Awards

by Ryan Whittier on October 18, 2012, no comments

      Ryan Whittier has received ASCAP Plus Awards in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 for his film scoring work. The ASCAP Plus Awards recognize creative contributions to American music.  The program provides cash and recognition to writers who create music with a value beyond the scope of ASCAP’s performance surveys.

Ryan Whittier Scores “Miracle on 22nd Street”

by Ryan Whittier on December 24, 2010, no comments

Here’s a link to the short documentary film ‘Miracle on 22nd Street’, as featured on The New York Times home page on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, 2010: Miracle on 22nd St from Redglass Pictures on Vimeo.  Ryan Whittier composed and recorded all the music in the three days leading up to the debut of this true story of […]

Ryan Whittier Scores 14 Short Films for NMAJH Only In America Hall of Fame

by Ryan Whittier on November 26, 2010, no comments

      Ryan Whittier composed, performed, and recorded the music for 14 short films at the National Museum of American Jewish History’s Only In America Hall of Fame exhibit in Philadelphia.  The museum’s grand opening to the public was November 26, 2010, and the Only In America biographical films are located on the museum’s first floor. […]