Eileen Meyer Russell is an Associate Professor of Music in the Sarofim School of Fine Arts at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Dr. Meyer Russell's most recent performing projects include concerts of newly commissioned music in 2013 and 2014 (featuring new compositions by David R. Gaines, Ashley Kraft, Marc LaChance, and Gary Slechta), concerts in Montego Bay, Jamaica in 2012 and 2013, and a concert for more than 1500 4th and 5th grader students in 2014. Meyer Russell recently published an arrangement of Salve Maria by Saverio Mercadante for harp and trombone with Tuba-Euphonium Press. The arrangement was created with Delaine Leonard Fedson and was recorded on a CD titled Unique Conversations that Meyer Russell and Leonard Fedson recorded at Greenhaven Studio in Austin, TX in 2011. Dr. Meyer Russell holds degrees from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana (Bachelor and Doctor of Music) and the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa (Master of Music). She studied with M. Dee Stewart at IU and with Jon Hansen at UNI. Dr. Meyer Russell has published articles about brass pedagogy and on the use of technology in the classroom and the applied music studio in a variety of professional music journals. She has presented clinics, papers or performances throughout the United States, in Germany, and in Jamaica. Dr. Meyer Russell previously taught at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, Michigan, Del Mar College in Corpus Christi Texas, and Vincennes University in Vincennes, Indiana.