Elisabeth Meyer grew up in Luzern and studied at the University College of Opera in Stockholm and The Dutch National Opera Academy in Amsterdam. While she was still studying in Amsterdam, in the 2011/2012 season, she signed on to the Internationales Opernstudio at the Zurich Opera, where she sang roles such as Pamina and Papagena in The Magic Flute and Helena in Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. During her studies, in 2009, she debuted in the role as Ginevra in Handel's opera Ariodante at Drottningholm Palace Theatre and sang the part of Lizzy in the newly composed opera Pride and Prejudice by Daniel Nelson at the Vadstena Academy in summer 2011. Elisabeth Meyer has also sung roles such as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at Opera Hedeland in Denmark, Pamina in The Magic Flute, both at the Royal Swedish Opera and Malmö Opera, Adèle in Die Fledermaus at the Royal Swedish Opera, the title role in Proserpine at Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci and most recently Arbate in Mitridate at Drottningholm Palace Theatre in 2014.
Elisabeth Meyer has been awarded the soloist prize for young musicians by the Migros Culture Percentage in Switzerland in 2010 and has been awarded a number of scholarships, including the Christina Nilsson scholarship, Martin Öhman scholarship and the Richard Brodin scholarship.