Andrew Meyer, violinist and educator, holds a B.M. in Violin performance from UW-Madison and M.M. from Rice University in Houston, TX. His teachers have included artists such as Sergiu Luca, Vartan Manoogian and James Dunham. Mr. Meyer has been the recipient of many awards, and has performed recitals and concerts across the United States, as well as in Austria, Germany, Spain and China. In 2018 Mr. Meyer was appointed Concertmaster of the Hwamei Chamber Orchestra, based in Houston, Texas. His recent appearances include the guest associate concert master with the Sichuan Symphony in Chengdu, a wellreceived performance of the Butterfly Lovers violin concerto as the soloist with the Texas Folk Orchestra, and a guest
artist recital at the American Suzuki Institute. He also served as acting principle Second Violinist of the Madison Symphony Orchestra from 2004-2005. Mr. Meyer is the co-founder of the Music in the Shed Chamber Music series in Milladore, Wisconsin, in which he was featured as a soloist in Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires last season. In addition, he has been invited to give masterclasses and performances in Shenzhen (China) and has been asked to adjudicate competitions such as the Children’s Foundation of the Arts in New York and Houston.
In addition to his performance career, Mr. Meyer has extensive teaching experience as well. He worked as the director of the violin program at River Oaks Elementary School in Houston, Texas for many years. He has also served on the faculty of the Houston Community College, Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music preparatory program and at POE elementary as well as The Village School. Mr. Meyer’s students have won awards and scholarships in top high schools and universities. He currently serves as the associate Concertmaster of the Sichuan Symphony Orchestra in Chengdu, China.