Jeffrey Myers

Violin

Biography

Jeffrey Myers of Columbus, OH, has been a featured soloist with orchestras including the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, the National Repertory Orchestra, as well as the Colburn Orchestra. He has given numerous solo recitals, most recently performing on the Three Rivers Performing Arts Institute concert series.  As an orchestral musician Jeffrey has served as concertmaster of the National Repertory Orchestra and the Colburn Orchestra.  He has collaborated with such artists as Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Paul Coletti, Menahem Pressler, as well as the Cavani, Cypress, Calder, and Ebène String Quartets. As a member of the Calidore String Quartet, Jeffrey has won grand prizes in the Fischoff, Coleman, Chesapeake, and Yellow Springs competitions and captured top prizes at the 2012 ARD Munich International String Quartet Competition, and Hamburg International Chamber Music Competition.  Most recently the Calidore String Quartet has been announced as a new member of Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Two, their residency will start in the 2016-2017 season.  Jeffrey has participated in summer festivals including the Weathersfield Music Festival in Vermont, the Master Works Festival in Indiana, and the Aspen Music Festival. Jeffrey studied with renowned pedagogue Robert Lipsett at The Colburn Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles, California, where he received his Bachelor of Music and Artist Diploma. His past teachers include Mary Irwin and Paul Kantor. Jeffrey is currently a visiting assistant professor at Stony Brook University.