The Navy Band Sea Chanters will perform this Thursday, March 13, at the Herschal H. Crow Fine Arts Center at 7 p.m. The concert venue doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Ticket holders are asked to be seated no later than 6:45 p.m. because any unclaimed seats will be released to the general public at 6:50 p.m.
Chief Musician Adam Tyler, originally from Phoenix, joined the Navy Band in 2000. He earned a Bachelor of Music in vocal performance from Northern Arizona University in 1996 with an emphasis in opera and musical theater. His vocal instructors include Judith Cloud and Judy May-Selheim. He performed with numerous professional theater companies prior to joining the Navy, including the Grand Canyon Shakespeare Festival in Flagstaff, Ariz.; the Moonlight Theater Company in San Diego; the Canyon Moon Theater Company in Sedona, Ariz.; and the Phoenix Theater Company in Phoenix.
Tyler is actively involved in choral music in Washington. He is a vocalist with “Brethren,” an all-male contemporary Christian ensemble, and “The Potomac River Chorale,” both comprised of professional singers from the Washington area. In addition to his duties as a vocalist, Tyler has worked as a church musician for nine years. He was a cantor at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Arlington, Va., for three years and is currently the staff piano accompanist at Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church.