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Roy Meyer began violin studies at 4 years old with Kyoko Fuller at the American Suzuki Talent Education Center (ASTEC) in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Roy went on to pursue a Bachelors of Music in violin performance at University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI, and continued his education with a M.M. at USF in Tampa, FL, and at NYU, to pursue a certificate in advanced string studies in New York City, before most recently settling in Chicago, Illinois. Roy’s primary teachers have included: David Perry, Carolyn Stuart, Gregory Fulkerson, Naoko Tanaka, and Laurie Hamilton.
With an especially passionate nature for orchestral repertoire, Roy has been Concertmaster of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra since 2015, is a frequent substitute violinist with the Sarasota Orchestra, Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, and Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra, and has previously performed with Orlando Philharmonic, Madison Symphony Orchestra, Dubuque Symphony, and Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra. As a chamber musician, Roy enjoys maintaining musical relationships with friends and performing at Apollo Music Festival in Houston, MN, and at the Illinois Chamber Music Festival in Bloomington, Il. As a soloist, Roy actively performs at the Brooklyn Center for the Arts, and is looking forward to upcoming concerts at Virginia Tech University, and at Indiana State University with the ISU Symphony Orchestra. Roy has conducted master classes at Apollo Music Festival, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, and at the Aber Suzuki Center on campus at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Film credits include: Amazon Prime’s “Mozart in the Jungle”.