Tyler Langford is a native of Cookeville, and has been pursuing music since childhood. Immediately following his high school graduation, Ty went to serve five years of active duty in the Marine Corps, serving in Washington D.C., Hawaii, and Afghanistan. Ty currently serves in the Army National Guard and attends Tennessee Tech as a full-time student, majoring in Music Business and Accounting. He studies upright bass with Professor Steve Benne, and composition with Dr. Greg Danner. Ty has been a member of many ensembles at TTU, including the University Orchestra, Jazz Bands, Symphony Band, Wind Ensemble, and a string quartet. Ty also performs with the Swing Street Jazz Orchestra, based out of Cookeville. Ty has been a member of Stevens Street Baptist Church since 2013, and serves in the orchestra and as the Worship Ministry Intern. He began teaching composition and bass lessons at the School of Performing Arts in June of 2015.