Ryan Lindveit is an American composer who finds inspiration in literature, art, science, poetry, and personal experience in order to craft colorful and emotionally vivid musical journeys. He received a Bachelor of Music in Composition degree from the University of Southern California where he was named the outstanding graduate of the Thornton School of Music and salutatorian of his graduating class.
Lindveit received a Master of Music in Composition from the Yale School of Music. His teachers include Aaron Jay Kernis, David Lang, Martin Bresnick, Chris Theofanidis, Andrew Norman, Ted Hearne, Frank Ticheli, and Donald Crockett.
His works have been commissioned or performed by the New York Youth Symphony, the United States Marine Band, and the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, among many others, and have received recognition from BMI and ASCAP.