Meyer, the Director of Orchestras at Ithaca College, will travel to Colorado State University over the weekend of February 12, during the Colorado All-State Orchestra Conference. He will conduct Shostakovich Symphony No. 5 with the CSU Symphony Orchestra, as well as work with graduate conductors who are presently in the CSU Masters of Music program. Meyer will present a lecture entitled "The Power of Gesture" to the music educators and ensemble directors who are assembled in Colorado for the recognized conference.
Jeffery Meyer will be performing with the piano and percussion duo Strike in Alabama at Auburn University, and in Wisconsin at Lawrence Conservatory of Music and UW Madison School of Music this week and next.
Jeffery Meyer, Director of Orchestras, Ithaca College School of Music and Artistic Director, St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, performs at the International New Music Festival, "Sound Ways" on November 27th.
Jeffery Meyer has started the 2010-11 academic year leaving an active summer behind. In addition to his continued duties as the Artistic Director of the Water City Chamber Orchestra in Wisconsin, Meyer is also the Artistic Director of the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic in St. Petersburg, Russia. In May, the St. PCP made its United States debut under Meyer's baton in the "Wall To Wall, Behind the Wall" Festival at Symphony Space in New York City. The orchestra was featured in the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times called its performances of works by Shostakovich, Schnittke, Pärt, Lutoslawski, Gubaidulina, Bacewicz, Slonimsky and Buzina "impressive," "powerful," "blazing," and "polished."