William Ryan Fritch



William Ryan Fritch is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and producer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has scored and contributed music to numerous award winning documentary and narrative films; including recently the 2016 Academy Award nominated documentary "4.1 Miles."

His music has been featured in films, shows and miniseries for Netflix, HBO, Amazon, AMC, CBS, IFC, Showtime, Discovery, and PBS as well as for numerous dance and theatre productions, art installations and in national ad campaigns and PSA's.

In addition to his commissioned multimedia work, he has an active recording career, releasing more than 30 albums of his unique amalgam of Folk, Contemporary Classical,  and Experimental music. His distinct, organic sound is the product of his diverse talents as an instrumentalist and recordist, utilizing a vast and varied arsenal of live, acoustic instrumentation and to fully realize his compositions and scores as a solo endeavor.