Join us every 2nd Friday of the month for Tyler Giroux! Tyler Giroux is a valve trombone, low brass, and piano player based out of Albany, NY. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam and a Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance from the Frost School of Music at the University of Miami. He has performed and studied with many notable musicians, including John Daversa, Mitch Frohman, Dante Luciani, Brian Lynch, Scott Robinson, and Bret Zvacek. He finished 1st place in the 2014 International Tuba Euphonium Conference Rich Matteson Jazz Competition. He performed at the 2016 Monterey Jazz Festival as lead trombonist with the Frost School of Music Concert Jazz Band.
Currently, Tyler performs regularly around New York State’s Capital Region. He performs with his own groups, as well as the Giroux Brothers, Alex Torres and His Latin Orchestra, the Dylan Perrillo Orchestra, Phil Allen’s Concert Jazz Band, Bryan Brundige and the Piggly Wigglies, Mike Jenkins and the Fat Ties, and several other local musicians.
In addition to his performing career, Tyler is an avid music educator. He is an experienced private instructor and clinician, topics including trombone, euphonium, piano, jazz theory, and improvisation.