Libby Meyer

Libby Meyer with her horse


  • Teaching Professor, Visual and Performing Arts
  • Director, Music Composition Program
  • DMA, Northwestern University


Libby Meyer is a composer whose work reflects the natural rhythms and patterns of the world around her.

Her music including chamber, orchestral, choral, wind symphony, film, dance and theater has been commissioned and performed throughout the United States.

Libby has served as Composer-in-Residence at Isle Royale National Park and the Visby International Center for Composers (Sweden). She has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning, The Michigan Tech Research Excellence Fund, The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, The Sorel Foundation and The American Composers Forum.

Recent projects include a new score for 1925 film The Red Kimona released by Kino Films in November of 2018 and Lakescape commissioned by the Keweenaw Symphony (funded by the National Endowment for the Arts) in honor of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. In spring of 2019 a CD of choral works will be recorded with Capella Clausura at WGBH Studios in Boston.

Libby holds a DMA in Music Composition from Northwestern University and is a Lecturer in Music Theory/Composition at Michigan Tech University. Recordings of Libby’s music can be found at


  • Classical music composition
  • Violin/viola performance, instruction