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 and he has been commissioned by Semiosis Quartet, Transient Canvas, Diagenesis Duo, Chamber Cartel, The Governor’s School Orchestra, Sharan Leventhal, Emma Resmini, NakedEye Ensemble, NorthStar Duo, Box Not Found, L+M Duo, Chaz Aguado, Stephanie Lamprea, Peridot Duo, and many others.
He is a founding member of Equilibrium, served as Executive Director from 2015-2018, and is currently its Managing Director. He was Music Director for Second Sunday Concert Series from 10/17 through 12/18. As a guitarist, he has performed many different kinds of music over the past twenty-six years and is founder of the recent doom metal/hardcore punk band, Niffin. He has been giving private guitar lessons since 2002, and currently teaches at Dedham School of Music, Indian Hill Music, and at home.
Myers holds BM and MM in Composition degrees from Towson University and The Boston Conservatory. He studied guitar with Maurice Arenas and Troy King. He studied composition with Dave Ballou, William Kleinsasser, Jan Swafford, and Marti Epstein. He has had additional composition studies with Nicholas Vines and Roger Reynolds. aaronjaymyers.com