Aaron Jay Myers
A native of Baltimore, MD, Aaron Jay Myers is a Boston based composer, guitarist, and teacher. His works have been performed across the United States by various ensembles including ALEA III, IronWorks Percussion Duo, Zodiac Trio, Box Not Found, Ludovico Ensemble, Diagenesis Duo, Boston Modern Brass, Transient Canvas, Chamber Cartel, BPeG, Iktus, Soundry, TEMPO, and by many other performers. He has been commissioned by Semiosis Quartet. DMC Duo, Transient Canvas, Diagenesis Duo, Modern Brass, Open Theatre Project, Chamber Cartel, Fourth Wall Ensemble, Soundry, Claxo Duet, NakedEye Ensemble, and others. He is also the Executive Director for Equilibrium Concert Series and Music Director for Second Sunday Concert Series at The Boston Sculptors Gallery.. As a guitarist, he has performed many different kinds of music in solo and group situations over the past twenty years including hardcore punk, Early Music, New Music, classical, flamenco, jazz, and free improvisation, and is the founder of the band, Zyzzyx. He has been giving private guitar and theory lessons since 2002.
Myers holds BM and MM in Composition degrees from Towson University and The Boston Conservatory. His primary guitar teachers have been Maurice Arenas and Troy King. His primary composition teachers have been Dave Ballou, William Kleinsasser, Jan Swafford, and Marti Epstein. He has had additional composition studies with Nicholas Vines and Roger Reynolds. View Aaron's full Curriculum Vitae and list of works HERE