Tanya Taylor, Park City, UT, 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.
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, 2022 (covid permitting). Ms. Taylor released her own album of 12 original compositions, PARADOX, this past March. She will releasing an R&B album, WOUNT TIGHT, for Raven Flowers (featuring another 12 original compositions), followed by released RIFFS & POETRY and EMPATHY & HER PEOPLE later this year.
In December 2020, Ms. Taylor released 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. Currently, she is working on Volume 2 of this series.
In 2019, Ms. Taylor wrote and produced the Musical, Sudan & Me, followed by releasing the Apple Podcast, which has over 27,000 downloads. At the World Premiere for the 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.