Adam Meyer to become provost at Juilliard School

Posted on: February 21, 2020

The Juilliard School in New York City has named ADAM MEYER as provost, beginning July 1, 2020. He will succeed Ara Guzelimian, who steps down in July following thirteen years as Juilliard’s provost and dean. Meyer, an alumnus of Juilliard, joined the administration in 2011 and currently serves as director of the Music Division and deputy dean of the College. In addition to his work at Juilliard, Meyer has served as dean of students for the Perlman Music Program since 2008; he will reduce his participation at the Shelter Island, NY-based academy beginning this summer. He is also on the faculty of the New York Youth Symphony Chamber Music Program. Meyer is a violist and holds a bachelor’s degree from the Oberlin Conservatory, a master’s degree from Juilliard, and a doctorate of musical arts from Stony Brook University. Meyer was the founding violist of the Bryant Park String Quartet, and has performed chamber music alongside Itzhak Perlman, Roger Tapping, David Finckel, Ronald Leonard, Merry Peckham, and others. Meyer is from Des Moines, Iowa.