Mekel Rogers, composer with Grand Mesa Strings.

Mekel Rogers

Mekel Rogers has been involved in music education since 1995. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Appalachian State University, the founding conductor of the Union Symphony Youth Orchestra, and a frequent guest clinician and adjudicator for orchestral clinics and events.

Mekel’s compositions for strings have received several Editors Choice Awards from the J. W. Pepper Music Company. Mekel’s works have been performed at various district and state events, music educator association conferences, adjudicated festivals, and the Midwest Clinic in Chicago. International performances include festivals in Canada, Japan, Australia, and the United Kingdom as well as world premieres in both London, England and Paris, France.

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