Instructor, Choral Ensemble Conductor
M.M. Music Performance - Conducting,
Florida State University
B.A. Music Education, Graceland University
Office: 46 Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Phone: (319) 273-7175
Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Dyan S. Meyer directs the Concert Chorale, Women’s Chorus and teaches Choral Conducting, and Choral Methods and Materials.
Meyer holds a B.A. in music education and music performance from Graceland University and a Master’s degree in music performance with a choral conducting emphasis from the Florida State University. She returns to the University of Northern Iowa after having taught here from 1999-2003.
From 2003-2007, Meyer established a home piano studio. She currently accompanies numerous students at the Iowa High School State Solo/Ensemble Festivals.
While earning her master’s degree, she was a graduate assistant with teaching responsibilities including conducting, vocal coaching and accompanying. Prior to graduate school, Meyer was the Assistant Choral Director at Parkway West High School in St. Louis, Misssouri, where she conducted four choirs and taught a course in music theory.
Meyer is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda Music Honor Society, the American Choral Directors Association and the Iowa Choral Directors Association. She also serves as adviser of the student chapter of the American Choral Directors Association, and adviser of Alpha Phi Omega Beta Epsilon.
She currently resides in Cedar Falls with her husband, Monte and 5 children, Mason, Kaili, Kayla, Lauren and Luke.