I started cello in school orchestra (1993), and was immediately taken by all things music and especially cello! With older brothers already into music, I learned some electric bass, guitar, and drums. I played in orchestras, pep bands, jazz bands, and rock-blues bands as I grew. In 2008, I graduated from the University of New Mexico with two degrees (music and engineering) and worked seven years in technology before realizing it was not the right fit. 

In more recent years, I studied and performed nearly all genres of music on cello, and honed my skills as a composer and producer. In early 2018, I began booking performances as Cello for Weddings & Events, which has taken me many places and is incredibly fulfilling.

Aside from music, I like to go on little adventures, or stay at home relaxing or reading (while trying to manage my internet time!) I enjoy sporting events, live shows, etc. but I'm more likely to be outdoors. I feel fortunate to have so many great places to hike and camp!

© 2020 by Ryan Smith

Albuquerque, NM

Call/text: 505-274-0814

Email: ryansmithcellomusic@gmail.com