Larry Taylor is a professor of music at Bridgewater College where he has worked since 2003 teaching courses in music theory and history and giving lessons in organ and piano. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in organ from the University of Cincinnati, Master of Music degrees from Emory University and Notre Dame, and a Bachelor of Music degree from Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. In addition to performances of classical repertoire on piano and organ, he has arranged and performed organ accompaniments to more than twenty classic silent films with a focus on the comedies of Buster Keaton and Harold Lloyd.

As a composer, he has collaborated frequently with poet Tom Noe to produce anthems, cantatas, and the operas Marie Curie, Eros and Psyche, and The Dickinsons of Amherst. He has also composed arrangements for symphonic band and chorus as well as solo organ works. His art songs have been featured as part of the Bridgewater International Poetry Festival. In 2015 he won the Faculty Scholarship Award at Bridgewater College.

Larry grew up in Wallingford, Connecticut. He has worked as a church music director and organist at several churches, most recently the Luray United Methodist Church.