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About Tyler Giroux

Tyler Giroux
Tyler Giroux
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Latham, NY
Speaks: English
Instructs: Piano, Trombone
Education: M.M. Studio Music and Jazz Performance, Frost School of Music at the University of Miami B.M. Music Education, Jazz Studies Minor, Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam
Performance Experience: 16 Years Professional Performing Experience, Trombone and Piano Experience performing jazz, classical, salsa, pop, etc.
Teaching Experience: 11 Years Private Lesson Instruction Experience teaching Piano, Trombone, Euphonium, Jazz Theory and Improvisation
Teaching Philosphy: As a teacher, my primary objective is to help students reach their personal music goals. We'll study the basic fundamentals of music (notes, rhythm, ear training, posture, etc.) to develop a solid foundation. From their, lessons are taylored to the student's individual music interests. Piano methods I use: Younger Students (elem/middle school): Bastien Piano Basics Faber Piano Adventures Alfred's Basic Piano Library Older Students (middle school +): The Older Beginner Piano Course (Bastien)

Get to know Tyler Giroux

Tyler Giroux is a piano and trombone player in Upstate New York. 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, Alan Ferber Mitch Frohman, Dante Luciani, Brian Lynch, Scott Robinson, Tony Succar, and Bret Zvacek. He finished 1st place in the 2014 International Tuba Euphonium Conference Rich Matteson Jazz Competition, and has performed at numerous festivals, including the Monterey Jazz Festival and Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival.

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, 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.


Tyler Giroux teaches at:
579 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY 12110
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