The Washington Post refers to Kenneth Meyer as, “A thinking man’s guitarist who plays with impressive gravity and power.”
The national top prize winner of the MTNA Collegiate Artist Competition, Meyer has also received awards from the Barlow Endowment, Argosy Foundation, and Hanson Institute for American Music. Recent activities include performances in Carnegie Hall and Yankee Stadium with solo recitals in Romania, Hungary, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Additional appearances as soloist with the Niagara Symphony Orchestra, Symphoria, Erie Chamber Orchestra, and the Seattle Modern Orchestra in a premiere recording of Andrew Waggoner’s, Concerto for Guitar.
Active within the global guitar community, Meyer serves on the Board of Directors for the Twisted Spruce Music Foundation, Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York, and Great Lakes Guitar Society.
Ken is a guitar professor at Syracuse University, Hamilton College, and a certified instructor for the Childbloom Guitar Program. He is a featured lecturer, performer, adjudicator, and teacher at festivals, colleges, and universities throughout this country and abroad. He holds the Doctor of Musical Arts from the Eastman School of Music and has released recordings with Innova, Albany, Summit, Bridge, and Frameworks Records. His book, Diatonic Arpeggios for Classical Guitar is published through Mel Bay.