ZANDER MEISNER CONDUCTING "HEARTLAND" BY GARY FRY WITH
THE NEW YORK UNIVERSITY CHORALE,
Zander Meisner is AN ACCLAIMED arts EDUCATOR, presently serving as choral director at Millbrook Jr./sr. high school in millbrook, ny. He RECEIVED HIS MASTERS IN MUSIC EDUCATION with certification AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY WITH A 4.0 GPA. HIS SPECIALTY IS VOCAL MUSIC EDUCATION WITH AN EXPERTISE IN CHORAL CONDUCTING, MUSICAL THEATRE, VOCAL PEDAGOGY, AND APPLYING ENGAGING MUSIC-LEARNING METHODOLOGIES SUCH AS KODÁLY AND DALCROZE. ZANDER INSTILLS BOTH PROCESS-BASED PRACTICES THAT SERVE THE WHOLE STUDENT, while SIMULTANEOUSLY allowing immersion inTO AN AESTHETIC experience (AS informed by HIS extensive and award-winning broadway performance background). HIS CLASSES HAVE BEEN PROVEN TO SPARK A SEAMLESS CONCEPTUALIZATION OF MUSICAL SKILLS, GREATER CRITICAL THINKING, POSITIVE LIFELONG MEMORIES, AND fantastic summative cONCERT PERFORMANCES.
in addition to zander's expertise in music education and conducting, he is proficient in the teaching of, and with, piano, guitar, reed instruments, percussion, and over a dozen more. his work as an expert multi-instrumentalist has been profiled recently in the wall street journal. ADDITIONALLY, HE HAS BEEN TEACHING ACTING AND THEATRE-PERFORMANCE PRACTICES SUCCESSFULLY FOR OVER A DECADE.
he is certified to teach in new york state (ALL GRADES) and the nyc doe, with reciprocity to teach in various other states.