About Meghan Bennett
Dr. Bennett leads a diverse career as an educator and solo, chamber, and orchestral musician. She was awarded first prize in the Morning, Afternoon, and Eau Claire Music Club Competition. She was also a prizewinning finalist in the Atlanta Flute Club Young Artist Competition, the Flute Society of Kentucky Young Artist Competition, and the Greater Philadelphia Flute Society Collegiate Young Artist Competition.
Most recently, she was guest soloist with Chamber Music International in Dallas, TX, joined the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players on tour, and was flutist with Spotlight on Opera in Austin, TX. In addition, she has performed with the Spoleto Festival USA Orchestra, Waco Symphony Orchestra, Round Rock Symphony, and the Palmetto Opera Orchestra. Dr. Bennett has been a recipient of fellowships to attend the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Brevard Music Center, Marrowstone Music Festival, and the National Music Festival.
Dr. Bennett is an active chamber musician. She is a founding member of both Prismatx Ensemble, a contemporary music ensemble based in Austin, Texas, and Li5ten quintet, a 2017 quarterfinalists at the Fischoff Competition, and recipient of the Chamber Music Residency Fellowship at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Dr. Bennett is also a member of Emissary Quartet, whose 2017-2018 season includes a recital at the DiMenna Center featuring three winning compositions from EQ’s 2017 Call for Scores Competition, a workshop and recital for the New Jersey Flute Society, and a workshop for composition students at Princeton University.
Dr. Bennett has served on the faculties of OrchKids, a program of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Longhorn Music Camp, and the Carolina Summer Music Conservatory. Dr. Bennett received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The University of Texas in Austin, Master of Music degree from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, and a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of South Carolina. Her primary teachers include Marianne Gedigian, Marina Piccinini, Dr. Jennifer Parker-Harley, Julie Diamond and Regina Helcher-Yost.