Stephen Meyer is currently pursuing his doctor of musical arts degree in conducting from the University of Michigan. He recently served as interim assistant director of bands at the University of South Carolina and was previously director of bands at Clear Creek High School in League City, Texas. Under his direction, the Clear Creek Wind Ensemble was a featured performer at the 2013 Midwest Clinic, was named a National Winner in the National Wind Band Honors Project three times, a two-time national finalist for American Prize in Wind Ensemble Performance, and the Grand Champion of the 2013 Dallas Wind Symphony Invitational.
Prior to Clear Creek, Stephen taught at Harrison High School in Cobb County, Georgia, where he assisted with performances at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, the Georgia Music Educators Association, and the University of Georgia January Festival. As codirector of the marching band, the band was a consistent Bands of America Regional and Super-Regional Finalist, a Bands of America Grand National Finalist in 2007, and a featured ensemble in the 2009 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
In 2008, Stephen was one of three conductors chosen to participate in the National Band Association Young Conductor Project, and in 2009 he was selected to participate in the Frederick Fennell Memorial Conducting Masterclass. Stephen graduated magna cum laude from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music with a bachelor of music education degree, and earned a master of music in music education degree from the University of Michigan.