Ram Tysoe (b. 2002) is a Bahamian-born composer of music for media and concert. He is currently working on a BM in Music Composition at the Hartt School of Music having studied with Gilda Lyons, Javier Colon, Thomas Schuttenhelm, and Ken Steen. Ram's style often centers around his desire for a compelling narrative, subsequently crafting programmatic cohesive works. At the moment he is working on a multi-movement flute work which will be premiered in the spring of 2024.
Ram is an avid tenor chorister, having joined and participated in local professional ensembles including Concora, Voce, Chorus Angelicus, Handel+Haydn, and Tanglewood Festival Chorus. He is also a section leader at St. John's Episcopal in West Hartford, CT.
Ram is also a passionate educator, tutoring many students as a part of The Hartt School and UHart's Center for Student Success. At St. John's, he is a youth leader, and teaches the choir school rudimentary theory and vocal techniques.
Ram is also a gigging artist with his good friend Ian Shaw in their duo called "Ram and Ian." The two perform and continue to perform at several restaurants, wedding venues, and private events!
Some of Ram's favorite composers are Brahms, Debussy, Faure, Giacchino, and Hisaishi.
He has a soft spot for the music and gameplay of Super Mario Galaxy 1 and 2, and Age of Empires 2.