Tanner Tanyeri joined the percussion section of The Cleveland Orchestra in August 2023. A native of Madison, Wisconsin, he began his musical journey at a young age when he sat down at his older brother’s drum set. He holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Michigan, a Master of Music from The Juilliard School, and an artist diploma from The Glenn Gould School in Toronto. His mentors have included Joseph Gramley, Thomas Sherwood, Daniel Druckman, and Charles Settle.
Tanyeri has performed frequently with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the New World Symphony. In 2022, he was selected as a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center, where he performed in a variety of orchestral and chamber music settings. He also performed as a member of the Lucerne Festival Academy Contemporary Orchestra in 2022. Tanyeri also spent time in residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, National YoungArts Week, and toured as a member of the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.
In addition to his performing career, he has worked as a fellow with The Juilliard School’s Music Advancement Program and as assistant percussion coordinator with the National Youth Orchestra.