Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan


BSR Contributor Since February 2, 2021

Meg Ryan is a journalist based in Philadelphia. She is BSR's proofreader.

Meg Ryan is a journalist based in Philadelphia. She has covered classical music for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Minneapolis Star Tribune, worked on the news desk for the Los Angeles News Group, and has published features on music, art, and culture for American Photo, Popular Photography, Women's Health, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and others. She serves as poetry editor for Rathalla Review, the literary journal of Rosemont College, where she is on the Communications faculty and is working on an MFA in creative writing. An erstwhile flutist, Meg holds a master's degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and still gigs and teaches occasionally. Meg is BSR's proofreader.

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Valerie Coleman takes a bow after the world premiere of her piece, 'Umoja,' with the Philadelphia Orchestra in September 2019. (Photo by Jessica Griffin.)

How many female composers does it take to change a narrative?

We're still talking about "women" composers. Can we just not?

Women’s History Month is rife with content celebrating the achievements of women, and classical music is no exception. Meg Ryan is cranky about it.
Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan

Essays 5 minute read
Gregg Whiteside has left the mic at WRTI. (Image via

After longtime classical host Gregg Whiteside leaves WRTI, questions remain

Why the radio silence?

After a surprise announcement last month, longtime WRTI classical-music host Gregg Whiteside’s departure from the station has drawn a notable silence. Meg Ryan looks closer.
Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan

Features 3 minute read