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Nicholaus Meyers

Assistant Professor of Music

Nick Meyers, a native of Georgia, is currently Director of Bands/Percussion and Assistant Professor of Music at Valley City State University in Valley City, North Dakota. At Valley City State University he directs the concert and athletic bands, teaches percussion, composition, and theory. He is also the assistant director for the North Dakota State University “Gold Star Marching Band” who for the past 5 consecutive years have been part of the Division I FCS National Championship football season. Additionally, he is the drumline arranger for the Northeastern State University “River Hawk” drumline in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, drumline instructor at Jamestown High School in Jamestown, North Dakota, faculty member at IMC (International Music Camp) and a member of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony, Fargo-Moorhead Opera and is the director of the NDSU Governors School Honor Band each summer. Before coming to North Dakota, Dr. Meyers taught at Augusta State University, Troy University, and Augusta Technical College and was the assistant band director at Lakeside High School in Evans, Georgia. Other ensembles he has performed with are: Augusta Symphony, Augusta Opera, Augusta Players, Augusta Chorale Society, Oak Ridge Symphony, Fort Gordon Dinner Theater, and also performs throughout the year on recitals, masterclasses and adjudicates throughout the state of North Dakota. He is also a commissioned composer whose works have been performed throughout the United States and Europe.

He is the incoming Chair for the Percussive Arts Society (PAS) Composition Committee, Vice President of the PAS North Dakota Chapter, is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), and Percussive Arts Society (PAS). Dr. Meyers is also a Black Swamp Percussion, Vater Sticks and Mallets, Sabian Cymbals, and Aquarian Drumheads Artist. He earned the Doctoral of Musical Arts degree from North Dakota State University, Masters of Music from the University of Tennessee, and Bachelors of Music from Augusta State University.
Nicholaus Meyers D.M.A.

Fall 2017 Semester Courses

Course Name Course Title Section
MUS 120 Composition 2
MUS 120 Composition 1
MUS 140 Athletic Band 2
MUS 140 Athletic Band 1
MUS 141 Concert Band 2
MUS 141 Concert Band 1
MUS 159 Applied Percussion 2
MUS 159 Applied Percussion 1
MUS 220 Composition 1
MUS 220 Composition 2
MUS 259 Applied Percussion 1
MUS 302 Advanced Scoring and Arranging 1
MUS 302 Advanced Scoring and Arranging 2
MUS 320 Composition 2
MUS 320 Composition 1
MUS 359 Applied Percussion 1
UNIV 150 Lrng to Live, Living to Learn 2