Taylor Meyers was born in Okinawa, Japan, and raised in Springfield, Virginia, right outside of Washington, D.C. In high school, Taylor studied with Mrs. Lois Wynn, and was a finalist in her school's senior concerto competition in 2012, having the opportunity to perform The Carnival of Venice with the Lake Braddock Secondary School Symphony Orchestra. She moved to Morgantown, West Virginia to earn her Bachelor of Music degree in Music Performance at West Virginia University with a talent-and-merit-based tuition waiver, studying with Professor Nina Assimakopoulos. While at WVU, Taylor participated in the Pride of West Virginia marching band and performed in Wind Symphony, flute choir, and a woodwind quintet. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Psi for two years. Taylor was a semifinalist in the school's 2015 Young Artist Concerto Competition, and was an active performer as both a soloist and a quintet member in many recitals. Taylor is studying under Dr. Deanna Little, pursuing the Master of Music degree in Music Performance. She is a graduate assistant with the flute studio, as well as a member of MTSU's graduate woodwind trio for a portion of her assistantship duties. Taylor is also a member of the MTSU Wind Ensemble.
Eric Luminais graduated as a flute performance major from Eastern Illinois University in 2015 who originally grew up in the Chicago area. Most notably, he performed Otar Gordeli’s Concertino for Flute and Orchestra with the Eastern Symphonic Orchestra in addition along with various other successful competitions through the NFA. He performed with the Eastern Wind Symphony and Eastern Symphonic Orchestra throughout his time at EIU. He was an active member, and vice president, of the Xi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha as well as a member of the National Flute Association. Additionally, he had the privilege of studying in Salzburg, Austria for one semester. He is currently a Flute Performance graduate student at MTSU and serves as an orchestral graduate assistant.