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Tyler Durham Music


Meet the composer


Tyler Durham is a versatile, award-winning composer for films and games. He loves the collaborative process and always brings a unique sound to his scores.

Tyler earned a bachelor’s degree in music composition and a minor in recording arts from Missouri State University in 2015 and an MFA degree in Scoring for Screen at Columbia College Chicago. Tyler has received numerous awards for his work, including Best Score at the Los Angeles Web Fest, a nomination for Best Original Music from the International Academy of Web Television, a Bronze Telly Award for his work on Epilogue: The Series, and semi-finalist placement in the International CINE Film Scoring Competition in 2013. Tyler’s symphony, The New Frontier, was a winner in the Young Composer’s Challenge, a national contest sponsored by the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, and was performed live by the orchestra in 2011. His wind ensemble piece, Flight of the Monarchs, was premiered by the Missouri State University Wind Ensemble in 2014 and performed at the SCI Region VI Conference by Henderson State University in 2015. Tyler was the winner of the 2016 Urbana Pops Orchestra’s Video Game Cinematics Competition Contest and his piece Escaping the Enemy was performed live to picture by the orchestra. He was recently selected to participate in the 2017 ASCAP Workshop with Richard Bellis and was selected to receive the David Rose Award. He is currently based in Los Angeles and is an assistant for James Newton Howard.



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