Internationally acclaimed for his technique and artistry, Dr. Tyler Boehmer is a passionate and devoted organist, with performances having been described as “accurate, musical, controlled, with good attention to detail” (Dr. John Longhurst, Tabernacle Organist Emeritus). Dr. Boehmer completed his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Kansas, graduating with honors on his final exams. His principal teachers include Dr. Don Cook (Brigham Young University), Dr. James Higdon (University of Kansas), and Professor Edoardo Bellotti (Hochschule für Künste, Bremen, Germany). Dr. Boehmer currently works at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas as an Assistant Professor of Music and College Organist.

        Dr. Boehmer has quickly begun to distinguish himself as a rising star. Recent solo performances have taken him to five cities throughout Russia, the Washington National Cathedral, as well as cities throughout Germany and the western United States. He has also been active in many national and international competitions. Recent accolades include being selected as a semifinalist in the 2024 National Young Artists Competition in Organ Performance by the American Guild of Organists. He will play in the Semifinal Round which will be held on June 27, 2024, at Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church in conjunction with the 2024 AGO National Convention in San Francisco, California.

        Additional accolades include second prize in the 2022 Concours d’orgue de Québec, and third prize (ex-aequo) in the 2021 Canadian International Organ Competition. He won first prize in the 2019 Miami International Organ Competition, second prize in the 2018 Sydney International Organ Competition, and the diploma prize in the 2017 Tariverdiev International Organ Competition. He has also competed as a quarter-finalist in the 2019 Rheinberger International Organ Competition (chosen from more than 100 applicants), the 2019 St. Albans International Organ Competition, the 2018 Grand Prix de Chartres International Organ Competition, and the 2017 Canadian International Organ Competition.  In 2016 he received the distinction of Rising Star by the American Guild of Organists and performed at the 2016 AGO Houston Convention. 

        Dr. Boehmer also strives to be an ambassador for the organ. In this capacity, he has co-taught numerous organ workshops in Texas, Utah, and Nevada, aimed at helping volunteer church organists become more confident and comfortable playing in worship services. He was also recently appointed a Guest Organist at Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he performs several times a year. As part of these recitals, he has the opportunity to introduce the Tabernacle Organ to visitors from around the world.

        In his current role as Assistant Professor of Music and College Organist, Dr. Boehmer's primary responsibilities include teaching private music lessons, music theory, music history, and assisting with campus chapel services.