Ryan Louie

Cellist Ryan Louie has been a sought-after chamber musician, orchestral player and music educator. Throughout his career, he has performed in countries such as England, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Korea and, most recently, Switzerland and Taiwan, in renown venues such as Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, the National Concert Hall of Taipei, Severance Hall, Suntory Hall, and Weill Recital Hall.

Ryan has participated in the Amsterdam Cello Biënnale, Caroga Lake Music Festival, Cello Akademie Rütesheim, Great Mountain Music Festival in PyeongChang, Pacific Music Festival and Palazzo Ricci Montepulciano Festival.

Born in Queens, New York, Ryan began studying the cello at age ten. He has completed degrees at Carnegie Mellon University and the Cleveland Institute of Music. His teachers include Mark Kosower, Dr. Melissa Kraut, Anne Martindale Williams, and Marion Feldman. Ryan has also studied at the Manhattan School of Music and Royal Academy of Music in London. Throughout his time in Ohio, Ryan has performed regularly with the Akron, Canton, and Toledo Symphonies Orchestras.