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Tyler Hughes's Discussions

Song for a Little House

Started this discussion. Last reply by Art Lowell Jul 12, 2016. 5 Replies

Composer Hangout

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter Jul 10, 2016. 20 Replies

Wessobrunner Gebet for Choir and Piano

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyler Hughes May 4, 2016. 6 Replies


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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
All types and genres
Is music your main income source?
Sort Of - Music Related
Where do you live?
Lubbock / Austin Texas
About Me (Must include biographical information about you as a composer):
Tyler Hughes holds a bachelors from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Masters Degree from Texas Tech University. He studied under Dr. Stephen Lias during his undergrad and continues his education at Texas Tech University under the tutelage of Dr. Peter Fischer in pursuit of a Doctorate degree of Musical Arts. He has amassed an extensive body of work as well as improved his compositional skills. While studying, he is also a working composer, having commissions to write music. He is an active member of the National Association of Composer, USA (NACUSA) and of Society of Composers (SCI), and has had music performed at three Texas chapter NACUSA conferences. The most recent of these performances garnered him the prize for Best Undergraduate Composition.

Tyler’s plans include obtaining a doctoral degree in music. After that, Tyler plans to teach music composition and theory at the college level while continuing to compose.



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At 4:05pm on July 18, 2017, Kevis Hendrickson said…

Thanks for the warm welcome, Tyler. Glad to be a member of this wonderful forum.

At 8:57am on June 4, 2017, Zygmunt Krauze said…

Thank You!

At 8:14am on June 4, 2017, Lasse Karhu said…

Thank you for the welcome!

At 5:37am on June 4, 2017, Rowy van Hest said…

Thank you, Tyler.

At 2:58am on June 4, 2017, Rod Moulds said…

Thank you very much.

At 10:03am on May 16, 2017, Chitpong Kittinaradorn said…

Thank you for accepting me, Tyler!

At 6:08pm on April 3, 2017, Damir Agović said…

Thank you

At 4:37pm on April 2, 2017, Ethan Moore said…


At 11:20am on April 2, 2017, Mike Johnson said…
Thanks, Tyler!
At 1:34pm on March 31, 2017, Paltian said…


Tyler Hughes's Blog

Symphony No. 2: Ocean Symphony (First Draft)

Posted on October 4, 2015 at 10:42am 15 Comments

This is my second symphony, subtitled Ocean Symphony. This is just the first draft so there is still a lot of editing needed to be done. The movements represent a depth zone of the ocean and are as followed:

  1. Epipelagic Zone
  2. Mesopelagic Zone
  3. Bathypelagic Zone
  4. Abyssopelagic Zone

Each movement is to represent both the marine life that inhabit each zone as well as the ocean conditions unique to each zone. 

Let me know what your first…


My Arrangement of Beethoven Adagio Cantabile

Posted on June 7, 2015 at 10:44am 3 Comments

Take a listen and look at my arrangement of Beethoven's Adagio Cantabile

Follow the score here…


My study guide / Sample advance theory lesson in the making

Posted on December 8, 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments

In the process of studying for a final exam I decided to make a sample lesson that I would make for my online theory course, because what better way to ensure you know something than to teach it. 

This is a very very rough draft of a lesson but its up for anyone to read and learn. Enjoy.

Introduction to Schenkerian…


RIP John Tavener

Posted on November 12, 2013 at 11:27am 1 Comment

John Tavener died today at the age of 69

In memory post your favorite Tavener piece here.

This requiem remains one of my favorite pieces, not just from him, but all time. 

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"Hi Tyler, I was just mooching around the forum and came across your Render Cycle. I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed what I heard (about half of it). I loved the mood you created  and your harmony is compelling....nice…"
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