Tyler Pawl (TENOR SAXOPHONE) is the Fine Arts Department Chair and Director of Bands at Clifford O. Findlay Middle School in North Las Vegas, Nevada where he currently teaches two advanced concert ensembles, three beginning bands, and jazz ensemble. Prior to his recent appointment, he was the Director of Bands at Charles A. Hughes Middle School in Mesquite, Nevada (2007-15) where both concert and jazz ensembles consistently received “Superior” ratings at district and regional festivals. In 2011, Pawl was recognized as the Veterans of Foreign Wars State of Nevada Citizenship "Teacher of the Year." He received a M.M. in Music Education at Boston University and a B.M. in Music Education from DePauw University. Pawl has studied with Randy Salman. His professional memberships include the National Association for Music Education, Nevada Music Educators Association, North American Saxophone Alliance, and Southern Nevada Band Association. Pawl currently serves as the Clark County School District Middle School Jazz Festival Chair.
Yamaha Tenor Saxophone Custom 82Z (unlacquered)
Vandoren Jumbo Java T55 Mouthpiece
Vandoren Optimum Ligature
Vandoren ZZ Reeds, Strength 3