Tanner holds a Bachelor in Music Education form Texas Christian University, where he was a student of Brian West. Additional studies have been with percussionists Paul Rennick, Sandi Rennick, Richard Gipson, Joey Carter, and Alan Joanis.
As a performer, Mr. Trigg has shared the stage with artists Mark Ford, Bob Becker, Brian Zator, and Darren Dyke. He has had the opportunity to perform as a clinician twice with the Phantom Regiment Percussion Ensemble and twice as a showcase artist with Birdville High School and Texas Christian University at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. He was a member of the Phantom Regiment Drum and Bugle Corp from 2008 – 2010. With Phantom Regiment he received two Fred Sanford High Percussion Awards and placed first in Drum Corps International World Championships.
Other performing groups consist of Winter Guard International’s Surround Sound Percussion Ensemble years 2006 and 2007, as well as the Texas Christian University Percussion Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, Steel Band, and Indoor Drumline from 2007 – 2011. Mr. Trigg has also been a member of the Troopers drum and bugle corps percussion staff from 2012 – Present.