The Brecht Forum, April 2011      Book of Roses and Memory   (2004) by Francis White (YouTube)   Liuh-wen Ting,   viola  ; Ryan MacGavin,   narrator

The Brecht Forum, April 2011
Book of Roses and Memory (2004) by Francis White (YouTube)
Liuh-wen Ting, viola; Ryan MacGavin, narrator


Ryan macgavin, co-founder & Producer

Ryan MacGavin has been producing concerts and multimedia events in New York City for ten years. He has worked for American Composers Orchestra and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. He has also assisted in productions by Stamford Symphony Orchestra, and during their visits to Carnegie Hall, the Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, and Dresden State Symphony. Ryan has been dedicating to fostering the work of young professional composers through his organization NYsoundCircuit, and has provided pro bono services to the United Nations for diplomatic events. 

As a composer, Ryan’s works for solo and chamber ensembles have been performed in New York, Boston, Chicago, Las Angeles and, internationally, in China and Japan.

Ryan has supported musicians of the Marlboro Music Festival and School, in Marlboro, VT, as well as the young musicians of the New York String Orchestra Seminar at Carnegie Hall. Also with NYSOS, Ryan has often provided mentorship to their management interns, giving insight to the arts administration field and preparing those young professionals to become responsible and caring administrators as their careers evolve.

Ryan is a lapsed trumpeter attended University of Montana (Missoula, MT) and Northwestern University (Chicago, IL) where he was a student of Augusta Read Thomas, Jay Alan Yim, and Jason Eckhart.