Tanya Taylor, currently residing in Denver, CO, graduated with a degree in Music Performance from the University of Utah, followed by earning an Executive MBA. She has worked as a Professor, Performing Arts Director, Executive Director, Sound Engineer, Journalist, Accompanist, Motivational Speaker, and Social Activist.
Ms. Taylor was featured in Park City Magazine as one of the top three talent coaches in Utah. She has owned and operated her own company, Taylor Productions, for the past 20 years - producing over 500 live shows to date. Currently, she works as a Sound Engineer for the recording studio she opened in 2017, Integration Studios.
In December 2020, Ms. Taylor released the first volume of DIVERSITY: A HOLIDAY CELEBRATION - an exclusive album that features 50 professional artists and musicians from around the globe. The record gained positive reviews from influential activists such as Bryan Stevenson, with Equal Justice Initiative, and June C. Ginsburg, daughter of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Volume Two of this series will be released November 26, 2021.
Most recently, Ms. Taylor produced the 6th album for professional touring artist, Anna Nuzzo, and the two musicians will be taking the album on tour through France and Israel in January, 2023. Ms. Taylor released her own album of 12 original compositions, PARADOX, this past March, followed by releasing RIFFS & POETRY & EMPATHY & HER PEOPLE.
In 2019, Ms. Taylor wrote and produced a musical, SUDAN & ME, followed by releasing the professional Apple Podcast, which has over 27,000 downloads. At the World Premiere for the original musical, Front Row Reviewer’s claimed, “Tanya Taylor is a beautiful and talented woman with an even more beautiful heart, and this is a story that needs to be told and re-told.”
Known for her refined piano skills, Ms. Taylor has served as the professional accompanist for The Park City Singers for 20 years and is a sought-after accompanist, performer, and studio musician. Through her love for travel and culture, her musical journey has been most influenced by the talented buskers on the busy streets, consciously appealing for their brilliant voices to be heard. She is driven to use her own voice to tell the harder stories, alongside bridging the gap of social and racial injustices around the world.