Ryan T. Murphy

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Ryan T. Murphy (born 1971) has been the associate music director of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir since 2009,[1] working with music director Mack Wilberg. Murphy's previous positions have included directing choirs at the New England Conservatory of Music and the Walnut Hill School for the Arts. He has also been music director at the Tuacahn Amphitheatre and Center for the Arts[2] and the Sundance Institute in Provo.

A native of Newtown, Connecticut, Murphy attended Brigham Young University (BYU), where he received his bachelor's (1997) and master's (2002) degrees. In 2009, he received his doctorate in choral conducting from Boston University. As a student at BYU, Murphy served as an assistant to then-BYU professor Wilberg.[3]

He and his wife, Jennifer, are the parents of three children.[4]