Applied Cello

About Eran Meir

Eran was born in Israel where at the age of 9 he started playing the cello.  In 1989 as a member of the Aurora Piano Quartet Eran was invited by world renown violinist Isaac Stern to perform in the 50th Anniversary Gala concert of the American Israel Culture Foundation in Carnegie Hall. He joined the Guarneri String Quartet to perform the Tchaikovsky "Souvenir de Florence" sextet. 

After graduating from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he received the Allis Feinman Award for Excellence in Cello, Eran joined the New World Symphony. While in New World, Eran played chamber music with Pianists Jean Yves Thibaudet, John Browning, and Seymour Lipkin. He also soloed with the Orchestra as a winner of the concerto competition. In 1997 Eran joined the Kansas City Symphony where he played for 7 years, and in 2001 he joined the Grant Park Music Festival Orchestra. 

In 2005 Eran played for a year with the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Among the orchestras he has performed with are the Chicago Symphony, the Saint Louis Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, and the Milwaukee Symphony. Eran has played chamber music with members of the Chicago Symphony as well as the Chicago Chamber Musicians.

Are you thinking about becoming a music teacher? If so, I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have about teaching music. I'd also love to chat with you about what VanderCook has to offer and what you can expect if you choose to study cello here. Feel free to contact me at for more information.



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(312) 225-6288


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3140 South Federal Street
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