Tyler Long, B.S., B.A.
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT & INSTRUCTOR OF SAXOPHONE, PIANO, AND MUSIC THEORY
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Accepting new students: Yes (Limited)
Centralized teaching area: Kokomo
Personal studio: Yes
Travel lessons offered: Yes
An avid supporter of the arts in developmental education, Tyler Long is an active music educator, conductor, and #1 fan of anything creative. Tyler currently teaches band at Lewis Cass Jr/Sr High School in Walton, IN, whose marching band currently holds the Indiana record of 38 consecutive trips to the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) state finals. Before Lewis Cass, he served on the music staff at Fishers High School’s Marching Tiger Band, a consistent ISSMA state finalist and Bands of America semifinalist band.
As a performer, Tyler has traveled and conducted all over the United States with top ensembles at Indiana Wesleyan University. He has also performed in principal chairs on saxophone and bassoon with local and state-level concert ensembles. Tyler received the Bachelor’s degree in music education and church music from Indiana Wesleyan, where he studied saxophone with jazz legend Todd Williams (Wynton Marsalis Septet, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra) and conducting with Michael Flanagin (Director of Bands, IWU). In his spare time, he enjoys arranging music for marching/concert band, all things sports, playing board games, and spending time with his wife, Abi.