Tyler Shepherd

Tyler Shepherd has been Principal Double Bass of the Welsh National Opera since 2012. He has appeared as Principal with many orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, BBC Scottish Symphony and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

As a teacher he is a tutor for the Britten-Pears Orchestra and has been a guest at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Birmingham Conservatoire and James Madison University.

Recent chamber engagements include the Corbridge Chamber Music Festival, Fishguard Festival, and the Penarth Chamber Music Festival, alongside the Gould Trio and David Adams. He has appeared as soloist with the Chattanooga Symphony
and the City of Cardiff Symphony Orchestra.

Tyler studied at Boston University, Boston Conservatory and Walnut Hill School for the Arts. His primary teachers have been Edwin Barker, Dennis Roy and Steve Zeserman.