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Tyler Weakland

Assistant to the PBC Music Director
Accompanist, Treble Choir, Young Men’s Ensemble

Praised for his verve and adroit collaborative piano playing by the Charleston City  Paper,  Tyler Weakland is a vocal coach at Westminster Choir College accompanying voice students in classical art song, opera, and musical theatre repertoire. He also received his Bachelor of Music degree in Sacred Music with concentrations in piano and voice from Westminster Choir College, where he studied with Steve Pilkington, Ingrid Clarfield, J.J. Penna, and Kathy Price. An experienced choral accompanist, Mr. Weakland has worked extensively with the choirs of Westminster Choir College, and recently made his Lincoln Center and David Geffen Hall debut. Throughout recent summers he has worked closely with Charles Bruffy, Weston Noble, Dalton Baldwin, Benita Valente, and Metropolitan Opera language coach Hemdi Kfir. Mr. Weakland has conducted choirs in Vienna, and Oxford as part of the Choral Music Institute where he studied the boychoir tradition in churches of the United Kingdom. While a member of the renowned Westminster Choir, Mr. Weakland enjoyed several residencies at the Spoleto Festival USA and was a member of the Spoleto Festival Orchestra. In addition to working with the Princeton Boychoir, he currently serves as the Bell Choir and Children’s Choir Director at Christ Church on 60th and Park Avenue in New York City.

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