Eastern Michigan University

College of Arts and Sciences

Music & Dance

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Ruth Myers-Brown

Harp

106 Alexander Building

734.487.2448

rmyersbr@emich.edu

Education

M.M. in Harp Performance, Boston University-School of Fine Arts

Courses Taught

Biography

Ruth Myers received her master of music degree in harp performance from Boston University-School of Fine Arts and was a student of Lucile Lawrence. Her other studies include The Tanglewood Institute, The Salzedo School, Chautauqua and Interlochen. Professor Myers has performed throughout Southeast Michigan with the Birmingham-Bloomfield, Warren, Dearborn, Lansing and Plymouth symphonies, Michigan Opera Theater, Detroit Symphony in their Northern Michigan tour, the Kalamazoo Bach Festival and as a soloist for the American Harp Society National Convention. She also performs regularly in chamber concerts and as a free-lance artist. Professor Myers also has recorded with the Clarion Wind Ensemble and has an extensive private studio.

She has served as a judge for competitions for the American String Teachers Association and Western Michigan University, and has been a clinician at Tanglewood, Ball State University, Wayne State University and Michigan State University and served on the faculty at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. She has been nominated for Michigan Teacher of the Year twice by ASTA. Professor Myers joined the faculty at Eastern Michigan University in 1984.

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