Gustav Meier (1929–2016) was a Swiss-born conductor

Gustav Meier, conductor emeritus of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony, died Friday morning, May 27 2016, at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he had been under hospice care for several weeks. He was 86. Gustav Meier (1929–2016) was a Swiss-born conductor and director of the Orchestra Conducting
Program at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University. He was also Music Director of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra in Connecticut, for more than 40 years (1972–2013).



 VIDEO: The Greater Bridgeport Symphony rehearses with Gustav Meier conducting at the Klein Memorial Auditorium on March 14, 2013. This will be Meier's final season conducting for the symphony. The musical piece is: Tchaikovsky's "Capriccio Italien, Opus 45."