Who is Ryuei?

“Ryuei has the capability to make a cello sound well with all kinds of music. His playing is genre-independent as he emphasizes, fills and boosts up the music”
- Ystads Allehanda, a Swedish local newspaper

ryuei cello

I am:
- a cellist searching for groove
- a master’s student who search for ways to help cities to make urban life worth living

Cello = groovy?

The bands and musicians that I have worked with include:
Sister FaySalabimSabina ChantouriaMalena ArdevallJon StriderWhile The City Sleeps, Early Me, Luminous Blue Variables, Tania Wayra, Khala Uma, Elliot Witheart

I have also appeared in:

Media:
Gaffa, danish music magazine
- with North ship
Tidningen kulturen, a swedish cultural newspaper
- with Early Me

Music videos:
Sister Fay
Salabim
While The City Sleeps
Thomas Teller

A spontaneous jazz session in Terrassa, Spain

What people are saying about me:
Ryuei has the capability to make cello suits together with different types of music. He plays genre-less cello: emphasize, fill and boost up the music.”
- Ystads Allehanda, a local swedish newspaper
Read the article (Swedish)

I had the pleasure of working with Ryuei over the last year on a very challenging professional music project. With virtually no preparation, we had to record an album … His motivation, sense of humour and musicality were a constant source of inspiration for everyone
- Thomas Golzen, Demotape Records

He is great at following, listening and improvising
- Elliot Witheart, Singer/songwriter

Sustainability Science
I am also a full-time student of the MSc. Sustainability Science program at Lund University in Sweden. I am currently working on my master thesis.