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Music Teacher Education

Music Faculty

Eran Meir

Cello

Eran Meir was born in Israel, where he started playing cello at the age of nine. In 1989, as a member of the Aurora Piano Quartet, Meir was invited by world-renowned violinist Isaac Stern to perform in the 50th Anniversary Gala concert of the American Israel Culture Foundation at Carnegie Hall. He joined the Guarneri String Quartet to perform Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence.”

After graduating from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he received the Allis Feinman Award for Excellence in Cello, Meir joined the New World Symphony, where he performed alongside pianists Jean-Yves Thibaudet, John Browning and Seymour Lipkin. He also soloed with the orchestra as a winner of the concerto competition. In 1997, Meir joined the Kansas City Symphony, where he played for seven years. In 2001 he joined the Grant Park Music Festival Orchestra. Meir has also played with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Chicago Symphony, the St. Louis Symphony, the Atlanta Symphony, and the Milwaukee Symphony. He has also played chamber music with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Chamber Musicians.

  • AM 111-412 Applied Cello

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