C. Renee Tyler:
Formal Education: Master of Music, Compostion - University of Portland. Bachelor of Arts, Music - Lewis & Clark College. Studied with composers Dr. Philippe R. De La Mare, Dr. Homer Keller (undergraduate/graduate courses at University of Oregon), Robert Stoltz.
Current Studio: Pro Tools 10, iMac based. AxiomPro keyboard controller. Plug-ins include VSL (Vienna Symphonic Library), EastWest (Symphonic, Percussion, SoundDesign modules), Nomad Mastering, Sibelius 7 Scoring. Miscellaneous gear including MoogerFooger, Proteus/2 XR Orchestral, vintage Korg Wavestation. Primary instruments are piano (keyboards), flute, vocals, acoustic guitar.
Staff Composer/Musician: "A Miniseries Productions", film production company. "a miniseries staff page".
Selected Soundtrack List:
"Saffron", A Miniseries Production, J.S. Ingram- Writer/Director, Stuart Locklear- Director of Photography, 2012, Screened 'San Francisco International Fashion Film Festival', "Oakland Film Festival", 2012/13. Original Score, production, performance. Trailer available, film not yet released to public (pending additional festival screenings)."Saffron" Trailer.
"2012 SFIFFF Event Film" Festival Recap Film: Warren Difranco - Director/Cinematographer, After5Media, ModaCine Films, Original Music : "Saffron Waltz" excerpts, at minutes 4:04 & 5:53. Film available for viewing, sanfranciscointernationalfashionfilmfestival.com.
"St. Teresa de Avila", period film circa 1545, early music. Original music, performance, recording, production. Included computer mocks of early instruments, recorded and processed vocals.
"Diversity Today" film - music segments.
Technology Promos - electronic sounds for company videos.
Various Plays [to be updated ]
Studio Owner, 1993-2010, San Francisco, California : Producer, recording engineer, recording artist. These were mostly smaller projects, working with ADAT/DAT. Artists include John Anaya, Lisa E.(Engelken), Andre Morgan, JS Ingram & Colin Hall, The Resentments, Load the Wagon, DreamForward, Dylan Connor, Erik Bos, Matt Swindells, Lonnie Showtime, Chris Wilson, Margie Perez, Stone Puppy, Anxious Grace, Tres Iguanas, many more. Also did spoken word projects, music for Plays. String and piano part composition/arranging and recording for several clients.
Performed for Recordings - Anxious Grace "Sudden Rain", Diego's Umbrella, John Anaya (Prairie Sun, Humpback Recording), etc. JS & Colin, Resentments, Andre Morgan, Lisa E. , Stone Puppy, others.
Anxious Grace CD, 1996 (Progressive Rock).... Progressive Rock CD (all original) Songwriter, 10 tracks. lyrics, all keyboard parts, orchestral arrangements and performances, drum programming, lead & background vocals, co-produced with Marty Vincelli (Big House Studios), recording.... Listen/Buy CD. (Also available on iTunes and Amazon.com.)
Music Professor (Adjunct), University of Portland, 1982-1987: Composition, Electronic Music, Computer Music, Theory (20th Century), 12-tone. Electronic Music Lab, included Buchla, Putney, Mini-Moog, Soundchaser for Apple, Max Matthews (Bell Labs) "Music V" software for computer music, ARP 2600. Founded Computer & Electronic Music Lab & classes, developed and implemented curricula.
Live Performances of Compositions: 'Accents' Original composition for Symphonic Band; Multi-media pieces for dance, visual arts, slides, video, prepared piano, performance art/actor recitations; "Duet on a Row" for Violin & Cello; "Artists' Musicians" for slides and prepared electronic tape; "Sonnets" for piano, viola, percussion, vocalists; "Allusions" for multiple prepared tape, recitative vocals, ; "Symbols" for prepared piano; various extemporaneous/participation pieces, 691 Performances (Independent Performance Art Club), guest performer (keyboards, flute, vocals, acoustic guitar) with Andre Morgan, Dream Forward, JS Ingram, Colin Hall, Eric Bos, John Anaya, Art Gallery Show Openings, Performances with "Anxious Grace".
PRO & Memberships: BMI- Broadcast Music Inc., Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL), Women in Film (Portland)
Music Publishing Company: Tribes of Fate Music, BMI Affiliate, since 1995
Articles Published (Music) : Music Educators Journal, T.H.E. Journal, Apple Education Journal, AEDS Symposium Papers