Travis Meier is a saxophone teacher at the Kansas City School of Music. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree, emphasizing saxophone performance. He studied under Leo Saguiguit.
While at MU, Travis enjoyed a colorful pallet of musical genres, playing in the Wind Ensemble, the Concert Jazz Band, several saxophone quartets and other chamber ensembles. He was also a drum major in Marching Mizzou and played bass in the steel pan ensemble. Upon graduation, he was inducted into the music honor fraternity, Pi Kappa Lambda.
Travis has enjoyed many performing experiences outside the walls of MU as well. He has played as a soloist at the North American Saxophone Alliance annual conferences, twice in Oklahoma and once at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Recently, he was invited as a guest artist to play in a recital given by renowned organist Cindy Lindeen-Martin at Augustana church in Denver.
Currently, Travis enjoys playing in the Kansas City Wind Symphony as well as in a quartet. He has been trained on soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones.
As a saxophone teacher, Travis tailors his lessons to meet each individual students’ needs while focusing on refining the basics. He is an expert in tone, embouchure, and technical proficiency.