Tyler Sieh is a member of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in New Orleans where he also serves as violist of the Lott String Quartet. He was previously a member of the Omaha Symphony and has also served as associate principal viola of the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.
Tyler is a veteran of America’s armed forces, having served as a violist with the United States Air Force Strings where he performed regularly for dignitaries including two U.S. Presidents and in 2009 he gave his solo recital debut at the Kennedy Center as a member of the USAF Band.
Tyler has enjoyed the opportunity to perform with orchestras across the U.S. including Minnesota, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Charlotte and in 2018 made his Carnegie Hall debut as a member of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra as part of celebrations for the composer Philip Glass’ 80th birthday. Tyler has appeared as concerto soloist with the United States Air Force Symphony Orchestra and the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.
As an educator, Tyler serves on faculty at the University of New Orleans and has held teaching positions at Augustana University, Minnesota State University and the New England Music Camp.
Tyler studied at the Cleveland Institute of Music with Mark Jackobs and Lynne Ramsey and plays a viola made by Helmuth Keller.