Tyler Entelisano (b. 1994) is a composer residing in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In 2017, Entelisano was awarded the Bachelor of Music degree in Music Composition while studying with C. P. First and Amir Zaheri. During his time at the University of Alabama, Entelisano was the recipient of the University of Alabama’s Presidential Scholarship and the Dr. Gerald Welker Memorial Scholarship.
His music is available through PARMA Recordings on the Navona Label with international distribution through NAXOS, and he is published in the International Journal of Contemporary Composition (IJCC). Entelisano’s music has been performed at venues such as the MA/IN Matera Intermedia Festival, the Alba Music Festival, the soundSCAPE Festival, the NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, the SCI Student National Conference, and numerous SCI Regional Conferences. He was given an Honorable Mention in the Frost School of Music Ensemble Ibis International Composition Competition and was named a winner in the AMEA Young Composers Competition in 2011 and 2012.
Compositionally, Entelisano is engaged in collaborations with student and faculty performers at the University of Alabama’s School of Music while also working with numerous musicians across the United States. Previously, he has served as the composer in residence for Tuscaloosa County High School. Entelisano is a member of the Society of Composers Incorporated (SCI) and ASCAP.