Brian Meixner is an active euphonium soloist, conductor and educator, currently on the faculty at High Point University where he serves as the Assistant Director of Bands and teaches studio low brass. Brian is also the Founder, Music Director and President of the newly formed North Carolina Brass Band, a professional ensemble comprised of many of the finest brass players in central North Carolina. The NCBB recorded their debut album "First In Flight" in May 2014.
His recent solo album “Praxis”, music for euphonium and percussion, highlights Brian’s career as a euphonium soloist and performer. This album includes both works for euphonium with percussion ensemble and euphonium with one percussionist. Music on the recording features the compositions and percussion virtuosity of Nathan Daughtrey. Brian and Nathan are faculty colleagues at HPU and have performed their Euphonium + Percussion duo repertoire in recital at several universities and music conferences/festivals.
Brian has held the position of Assistant Conductor of the River City Brass Band, where he played euphonium full time for six years. He has been featured with the RCBB on several performances, both as a euphoniumist and conductor. Brian has participated actively as a performer in numerous other professional ensembles and as a conductor of various university and high school honor ensembles. He has also been featured as a euphonium solo artist and clinician with several professional ensembles, various universities, community bands, high school ensembles, brass bands, and state, national and international music conferences.