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Carl James Meyer, music educator. Recipient Gold Medal, International Festival of Music, 1988, Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra Performance award, Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, 2002.


Meyer, Carl James was born on April 17, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of John William and Lorraine Emily Meyer.


B Music Education, Western Illinois University, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, University Iowa, 1981.


Band director Princeville School District #326, Illinois, 1976, Yorkwood Unit School District #225, Monmouth, 1976—1979. Orchestra graduate assistant University Iowa, Iowa City, 1979—1981. Orchestra conductor Glenbrook High School District #225, Glenview, Illinois, since 1981.

Music arranger Glenbrook North Variety Show, Northbrook, Illinois, since 1981. Conductor Western Springs School Talent Education, Illinois, since 1982. String orchestra, ensemble coach Music Arts School, Highland Park, Illinois, 1982—1988.

Advisory board Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra, 1983—1985. Music director Glenview Community Theatre, 1999, 2002, 04. Guest conductor, Cardiff, Wales, 03.


  • Other Work

    • Musician: Tri-City Music Festival, 1982, University Illinois Music Consortium, 1997, Sinfonietta Accompanied All-State Chorus, 1995, 1997, 1998, Orchestra Hall Anniversary Concert, 2001, 2006. Musician: (conductor) Illinois Music Educator Association, District IV Fetival, 1996.


Orchestra conductor University Illinois Summer Music, 2000, 2005. Guest conductor Northbrook Symphony Orchestra, 2005. Church organist St. Thomas Becket, Mount Prospect, Illinois, 1983—2005.

Church youth choir accompanist First Congressional Church, Des Plaines, 1986—2000. Benefit performance Northbrook Rotary, Northbrook, 1988. Member of American String Teachers Association, Illinois Music Educators Association (band division chair district #2 1996-1998), Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Water-skiing, swimming, bicycling.


Married Janice Corrine Hunter, July 30, 1977. Children: Katie, Jeffrey, Emily;children:.

John William

Lorraine Emily Meyer

Janice Corrine Hunter

Katie Meyer

Jeffrey Meyer

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