TSM Alumnus appointed Assistant Professor of Viola at UBC School of Music

The UBC School of Music welcomes Ryan Davis to its Strings Division as Assistant Professor, Viola starting on July 1, 2024. Ryan was a fellow of the Chamber Music Institute from 2014-2016.

Davis was named an Artistic Partner with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra for their 2022-2023 season. He commands praise as a composer-performer under the moniker “Radia”, unifying his extensive classical training with the inspiration of folk, electronic, and hip-hop music. In 2021, Davis was named one of “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30” by CBC Music. Davis completed music studies at McGill University, Yale University, and The Colburn School, under the tutelage of Andre Roy, Ettore Causa, and Paul Coletti. He was the first ever violist Rebanks Fellow in 2019, in the Rebanks Family Fellowship & International Performance Residency Program in Toronto.