John Tyson

A winner of the Erwin Bodky International Competition, the Noah Greenberg Award, and former student of Frans Bruggen, John Tyson is one of the world's most acclaimed recorder artists. He has appeared as soloist in Italy, France, Germany, England, Scotland, Chile, Japan, Taiwan, Canada, and throughout the United States as well as with major ensembles in Europe and the U.S.

John has recorded for Erato, Harmonia Mundi, Sine Qua Non, Ventadorn records, and with the Handel & Haydn Society under Christopher Hogwood. His solo CD on the Titanic label, Something Old Something New, features Baroque and Contemporary music for recorder and strings . . ."An important new recording," said The American Recorder. His repertoire ranges from Renaissance and Baroque to contemporary, pop, and rock.

Widely sought after as a teacher, he is on the faculty of the New England Conservatory of Music and the Corso Internazionale di Music Antica in Urbino, Italy. He is a recognized expert in improvisation and early dance music and is music director of the Renaissance improvisational group RENAISSONICS.