Visual Instructor, Cadets2
Tyler’s marching arts educational background consists of Jersey Surf Drum & Bugle Corps in 2016 and 2017, where he spent the 2017 season as the Caption Head of the visual program. He is the Visual Coordinator of Aftermath Indoor Percussion. He is also the current caption head for the Upper Darby Marching Royals out of Upper Darby, PA. He has served as Visual Coordinator for the West Chester University Marching Band, caption head for the West Chester East Marching Band, and on staff with the Methacton Warrior Marching Band.
His marching career began with the Connecticut Hurricanes Drum & Bugle Corps in 2006 on trumpet. He marched with the Hurricanes until 2012, playing both mellophone and trumpet. Tyler spent 2013 and 2014 playing mellophone with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps before filling late season spots with the Hurricanes. He returned full time to the Hurricanes for one last season in 2015 as the Horn Sergeant.
Tyler was born and raised in New Hartford, CT but currently resides in West Chester, PA as an Elementary Music Teacher at PA Leadership Charter School. He attended West Chester University where he received a dual degree in Music Education and Vocal Performance as a baritone.
Tyler is extremely excited to begin this journey with Cadets2 for the 2018 season and to help foster students passion for the marching arts.