He was principal flutist of the Haifa Symphony, under Sergiu Comissiona, until he was invited to the United States as Visiting Professor of Music at Ithaca College. Subsequently, he was appointed Artist-in-Residence at the University of Buffalo, participating in modern music research and performance under Lucas Foss. Mr. Ben-Meir was given the honor of conducting the National Flute Orchestra at the 2006 National Flute Convention in Pittsburgh. He studied both in his native Israel and in England. His teachers included Geoffrey Gilbert, Joseph Mariano, and Jean-Pierre Rampal. He has recorded solo albums and CDs with Golden Crest, Coronet, and Megido Records.
A prominent transcriber of symphonic works to flute choirs, his arrangements are available at the internationally recognized Flute Store he founded, Flute World.