Tyler Eschendal – (b.1993) is a composer and percussionist originally from the suburbs of Detroit and now resides in Los Angeles, CA. A love for rhythm, pulse, and layering heavily influences his music, as well as an interest in introducing sample-based procedures found in electronic music to acoustic and live instrumentations. Tyler's music has been performed at institutions across the U.S. including Indiana University, George Mason University, Boston University, and internationally at Soochow University in China. His compositions have also been showcased at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), Giovani Vecchi Concert Series, UT Percussion Night, Nief-Norf Summer Festival, and Sō Percussion Summer Institute (SoSI) at Princeton University. The Grand Rapids Symphony will showcase four original compositions from multiple composers at the Old Morton space located on Monroe Center September 26 – 29th, 2018 with Jacomo Bairos conducting. This composition is titled ‘Zarathustra Mixtape’.
Tyler's ArtPrize Entries
These are Tyler's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.