Born in Sydney Australia, Roger Myers played with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, later studying in the United States with Donald McInnes at the University of Southern California. On completion of his Masters degree, the string faculty named him most outstanding graduate of the year.
Roger travels widely presenting critically acclaimed concerts on four continents including in Austria, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, China, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico and the USA. Roger is Professor of Viola and served for a decade as Chairman of Strings at the University of Texas at Austin also receiving the Teaching Excellence Award during that time. Associated with many prestigious music festivals including Music Academy of the West, Bowdoin, Festival Institute at Round Top, Marrowstone, Green Mountain and the Festival de Musique in St. Barthelemy, he was also Artistic Director of the XXV Silver Anniversary International Viola Congress. In 2009 he held a Visiting Professorship at the University of Southern California.
Mr. Myers plays the beautiful and rare “Mischakoff ” J.B. Guadagnini viola from Parma made in 1763.