Tyler started taking piano lessons at the age of 7 and was involved with band, choir, and full orchestra throughout grade school. In high school, Tyler won the inaugural Cecil College Young Artist Music Competition for high school students. Now a promising pianist, Tyler is a Senior Music Education and Piano Performance Major at West Chester University, currently studying piano with Dr. Vincent Craig and voice with Dr. Emily Bullock. At West Chester, Tyler has been involved in band and choral ensembles which include Marching Band, Concert Band, Mens Chorus, Mastersingers, and more. Throughout college, Tyler has had the opportunity to perform in afternoon and evening piano recitals, as well as perform in Masterclasses with world renown pianist Ann Schein, and New England Conservatory collaborative piano professor Cameron Stowe. He performs with numerous school’s choirs, and several pit orchestras for High School musicals.

Tyler’s approach to teaching includes emphasis on proper technique, memorization improvement, and student engagement. An individualized approach to every students’ strengths and weaknesses helps to create a successful approach to each lesson.


Tyler can be personally reached at Tyler.ValottaStudios@gmail.com