Meredith Ziegler serves as the Conductor of the Canterbury Youth Voices Bel Canto choir, as well as the Artistic Team Leader for the CYV staff. She is a product of the Canterbury Student Intern Program (2009-2010), making her full-time debut with Canterbury during the 2011-2012 season. Under her direction, the Central Apprentice Choir of CYV has been selected twice as an Elementary Honor Choir for the Oklahoma Music Educators Association’s annual convention. Meredith was the vocal music specialist at Wilson Arts Integration Elementary School in Oklahoma City Public Schools from 2010-2017 and is currently the vocal music specialist at Roosevelt Elementary School in Norman, where she was named 2020 Teacher of the Year. Meredith was also named Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year for 2014-2015, a Rising Star Educator for the State of Oklahoma in 2015, and has received the State Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Arts Education.
Meredith is a certified music teacher (Pre-K through 12th grade), holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Music Education from Oklahoma City University (2010, Summa Cum Laude), a Master’s degree from the University of Oklahoma in Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision (2016), and her Orff-Schulwerk certification from Southern Methodist University (2014). Meredith is a member of the American Choral Director’s Association, The National Association for Music Education, the American Orff Schulwerk Association, and Phi Kappa Phi. She recently completed a two year term as the President for the Oklahoma Chapter of the American Orff Schulwerk Association. Meredith lives in Norman with her husband, Stephen, and two daughters, Charlotte and Caroline. Soli Deo Gloria!