At sixteen, Ryan McTear was writing for orchestra two years later, barely eighteen years of age, he would move to Los Angeles to pursue music and film. He would find jobs in the entertainment industry by day, while directing and scoring his own films at night. By twenty, he would relocate to Italy in what would become close to a decade in Europe all while composing music TV and film.
McTear eventually returned to Los Angeles. His work in TV and film continues. He has released several albums of music, most recently including impressive classical pieces performed by various orchestras in Europe.