Jeffery Meyer

Conductor | Pianist

Program Biography

Ithaca College, 2011

Jeffery Meyer began his musical studies as a pianist, and continued on to study composition and conducting. He is the Artistic Director of the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic in Russia, as well as the Director of Orchestras at the ASU School of Music.  In recent seasons, he has been seen conducting, performing as piano soloist and chamber musician, as well as conducting from the keyboard in the United States, Canada, Russia, Italy, Spain, Norway, Germany, Austria and throughout Eastern and Southeastern Asia.

Called “one of the most interesting and creatively productive conductors working in St. Petersburg” by Sergei Slonimsky, his work with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic has been noted for its breadth and innovation. In 2010, he led the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic in its United States debut with three performances at Symphony Space’s 2010 “Wall-to-Wall” Festival in New York City which the New York Times called “impressive”, “powerful”, “splendid”, and “blazing.”