Ryan Tunner, Conductor
Ryan Turner, tenor and conductor, is now in his seventh year as Artistic Director of Emmanuel Music in Boston. Recent guest conducting engagements include the Boston Lyric Opera, Boston College and the Granite State Symphony. Turner is on the voice and early music faculty at the Longy School of Music of Bard College. He was the Director of Choral Activities at Phillips Exeter Academy from 2006 to 2012 & Music Director of the Concord Chorale and Chamber Orchestra from 2001 to 2010, Assistant Director of Choral Activities at the University of Rhode Island, Interim Director of Choral Activities at Plymouth State University and as Music Director of the Concord Chorus. As a tenor soloist, Ryan has appeared in oratorio, recital, and opera. Some highlights include his appearances with the Mark Morris Dance Group, Carmel Bach Festival and the Handel & Haydn Society. Turner made his Carnegie Hall debut as the tenor soloist in Handel’s Messiah in 2008 and will again in 2016.
Ryan Turner lives in Haverhill with his wife, soprano Susan Consoli and their two children, Aidan and Caroline. He is honored to take part in Voice of Hope mission.