Ryan Whittier Scores Short Film “August Heat”

by Ryan Sayward Whittier on August 6, 2014, no comments

Here’s the trailer for the short film August Heat, starring Mark Sullivan and Jarlath Conroy, which received its world premiere screening at the 2014 Rhode Island International Film Festival.  Ryan Whittier created the score music for the film.  Based on the chilling short story by W.F. Harvey, “August Heat” was directed by Matthew James Thompson.

Ryan Whittier Scores PBS Pieces

by Ryan Sayward Whittier on June 11, 2014, no comments

Ryan Whittier is currently creating the score music for a number of short documentary pieces supporting the three-part, six-hour “THE STORY OF CANCER: The Emperor of All Maladies” documentary.  The series is based on Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s 2011 Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer”, and is scheduled to air on PBS in the […]

Ryan Whittier Composes New Solo Piano Works

by Ryan Sayward Whittier on August 5, 2013, no comments

                      Ryan Whittier is currently creating 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 […]

Ryan Whittier Scores “Miracle on 22nd Street”

by Ryan Sayward 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 […]