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About Eli

Eli Meisner is a recent graduate of New York University's Steinhardt School of Music, earning his Bachelor of Arts in Jazz Studies Instrumental Performance in 2013. A Bellevue native, Eli's hard work and talent have been recognized both locally and abroad, earning him numerous outstanding soloist awards at several jazz festivals while attending Newport High School. Upon his graduation in 2009, Eli was awarded Newport’s esteemed Louis Armstrong Award in recognition of his outstanding musical achievement. During his tenure at NYU, Eli performed at various venues throughout the New York area, completed several courses pertaining to music theory and ear training, and had the privilege of studying under jazz guitar great, John Scofield.

As an educator, Eli specializes in jazz and improvisation
but is experienced in teaching students of all skill levels as well as a diverse range of genres. Utilizing a variety of of exercises, licks, and published books, Eli tailors and adapts each lesson plan to meet the needs and goals of each individual student to help them further their musical ability. No question is too basic, as Eli is eager to share his musical knowledge with his students! 

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