Alexander Meisner
Music Educator/ Music Director/ Vocal Music Teacher
MA Music Education, New York University, 4.0 GPA 
BS Vocal Performance, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
20 Years Broadway/Musical Theatre Experience
NY State and nyc doe Certified Music Teacher

 

Assistant music Director 2018: Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (Vocal Studio)
—Taught Voice and Choral music classes to HS students grades 9-12
—Prepared vocal music students for performance in prestigious performing arts NYC High School
—First graduate student in history of school to be given conducting duties on culminating concert
—Prepared own arrangement to be performed on final concert with top vocal ensemble
—Reference: Heidi Best, Vocal Music Studio Head Teacher, Steven Kirby, Vocal Music
Studio Head Teacher, and Gideon Frankel, F.S.S.A Principal

 

Assistant Music Director/Student Teacher 2018: Packer Collegiate Institute
—Taught Voice and Choral music classes to students grades 4-12
—Applied Kodály music-learning methodology alongside master teacher Dr. Esther Harris
—Conducted ensembles on concert
—Reference: Dr. Esther Harris, Choral Teacher, Packer Collegiate Institute

Music Director 2017/2018: Camp Broadway
—Prepared children K-5 for full musical production in a short time frame
—Coached aspiring young performers on proper vocal technique
—Worked alongside Broadway cast members to teach songs to children K-8
—Reference: Melissa Caolo, Managing Director 

 

Music Specialist 2017: Westside YMCA
—Taught children K-5 basic music skills, vocal techniques, and articulation exercises
—Coached children through challenging vocal music for a cumulative performance
—Reference: Amanda Selwyn, Director of Community Arts YMCA

 

Glee Club/Musical Theatre Instructor 2016-2017: Manhattan Youth
—Taught vocal technique and performance skills to children K-5
—Prepared them for various acclaimed performances
—Reference: Moises Cordero, Head of Elementary Programs 347-846-0533

Masterclass Instructor 2013-2015: Once the Musical (1st National Broadway Tour)
—Instructed various Middle/High Schools across the country
—Coached young artists’ vocal audition materials
—Taught song interpretation techniques

 

Voice Teacher (Current, over 10 years): Riverside Music Studios, Reverb Lessons, Private Studios
—Taught proven vocal technique to students of all ages
—Accompanied, coached and taught concurrently
—Worked in private homes and in notable studios
—Reference: Dmitry Alexeev, Head of Riverside Studios 

 

Professional Musical Theatre Performer
—20 years Broadway Performance Experience in Musical Theatre, (Once, Annie,
CATS). Full Performance Resume upon request
—Profiled in the Wall Street Journal, July 2015
—Member: Actors Equity Association

 

Certification:
—NYS Certification in Teaching Music K-12
—Member: ACDA (American Choral Director’s Association)

 

Education:
M.A. in Music Education, 4.0 GPA, New York University

B.S. in Vocal Performance, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Voice: Paul Speiser (NYU), Michael Belnap, Gary Lakes, Dale Moore, Brian Horne (IU Jacobs School of Music)

 

Expert Multi-Instrumentalist
—Guitar, Piano, Woodwinds, Percussion
—Member: American Federation of Musicians Local 802