Tyler Luppi

87 Dodge Rd. Woodstock, CT 06281




Prince Claus Conservatoire Groningen, Netherlands Graduated June 2014 Bachelor of Art Jazz, Acoustic Bass

  • Studied privately with Joris Teepe and Paul Berner

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT August 2010 – May 2012

Bachelor of Art Music Performance, Jazz Bass emphasis

  • Studied privately with Gregg August


Teaching Experience

Private Bass Teacher, 2009-Present

  • Taught private electric bass or upright bass lessons to one to five students,
    subjects include jazz, classical, music theory and sight reading pop, rock

  • Participated in a 4 month workshop at Prins Claus Conservatoire on
    private teaching techniques and approaches January 2014 – April 2014

Bass Ringer, Litchfield Jazz Camp, CT July 2012 – Present (summers)

  • Assisted teaching artists with ensemble, workshops and masterclasses

Guest Artist, VDU Muzikos Akademija, Kaunas, Lithuania May 2013

  • Conducted a masterclass in odd meters with the Pranas Kentra Trio
    for conservatory students


Performances Experience

Prince Clause Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, Oosterport, Groningen March 2014

  • Performed for Princess Beatrice March 27, 2014

Yoonmi Choi Trio August 2013 – June 2013

  • piano trio performing regularly in Western Europe

  • Performed at Rabo Jazzboz Bergen Op Zoom, Leiden Summer Jazz Festival,
    and Brussels Jazz Marathon. 2014

  • Opened for Candy Dulfer at “Jazz Time at Amphion” November 1, 2014

  • Performed at Idstein Jazz Festival and Swingin' Groningen 2013

Giacomo Caruso Quartet August 2012 – 2014

  • jazz saxophone quartet performing regularly in Western Europe

  • Toured in Sicily including Jazzin' For Avis sponsored event August, December 2013

Pranas Kentra Trio May 2013

  • guitar trio month long tour in the Netherlands and Lithuania


Volunteer Experience

The Hartt School Hartford, CT 2011 (summer)

  • Assisted Kris Allen with the “Exploring Jazz Improvisation,” workshop

Jazzinty Novo mesto, Slovenia 2011 (summer)

  • Assisted with international jazz workshops

Residential Assistant, Litchfield Jazz Camp, CT 2010 – 2011 (summers)

  • Ensure the safety of all jazz students ages 13-17 in and out of the
    dormitories and used disciplinary techniques when appropriate


Honors and Awards

  • Hanze Scholarship, Groningen, Netherlands 2012-2014
  • Winner, Leiden Jazz Competition, Netherlands 2014
  • Finalist, Siena Jazz Competition, Italy 2014
  • Prince Clause Conservatoire Student Fund Award, Groningen Netherlands 2014
  • Winner, Gitarų šėlsmas, Vilhuis, Lithuania 2013
  • Finalist, Mechelen Jazz Competition, Belgium 2013
  • University of Connecticut Music Scholarship, Storrs, CT 2010-2012