Brooklyn born; Lorenzo “Tony” Wyche is a man with a profound passion for music. Lorenzo received his earliest formal musical training at The Juilliard School preparatory division for children. He went on to earn a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in music.
From the mid 1970’s to the early 1990’s, Lorenzo toured and/or recorded with hit popular recording artists such as: Stevie Wonder, Public Enemy, Gloria Gaynor, Sam & Dave, Stacy Lattisaw, The Four Tops, Debbie Harry, and many, many more. He also did a stint touring the U.S. as a trumpeter with the Ringling Bros Circus.
Through the years, Lorenzo worked in the New York City private party circuit with New York’s top party bands, performing at thousands of private and corporate events.
His desire to share his passion with young people was the catalyst for his career in music education. Under the auspices of VH1 Save the Music, Lorenzo developed instrumental music programs for the City of New York Department of Education. He was featured in the New York Dailey News for his work, and his programs were applauded in a national VH1 broadcast supporting music education.
Lorenzo was a faculty member, teaching orchestra at the Hempstead Public School District, Hempstead NY from 2002 until his retirement in 2016.
Lorenzo firmly believes that the arts can make a difference in the world and in the lives of each of us.