Ronan hails from Galway and studied music at UCC from which he graduated with honours in 2003. Since then, he has worked as a freelance musician and musical director throughout Ireland.
Ronan has conducted numerous shows including Cinderella, Snow White, Jack and the Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, Dance Overtures – all at Cork Opera House. He was musical director for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (Cork Arts Theatre and Half Moon Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors, (Everyman Palace Theatre). Other productions include West Side Story, Hairspray, Sweeney Todd, The Hot Mikado, and The Wizard of Oz.
Ronan also works as accompanist/director for many choirs and music groups throughout the country. His work has taken him to the UK, USA and Japan. He has also played in the Cork Jazz Festival.