Dr. Meghan A. Bennett
Adjunct Instructor • Flute
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Meghan Bennett serves as Adjunct Instructor of Flute at Prairie View A&M University.
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 and has been 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, 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 [4 flutes], whose 2016-2017 season highlights included an invitation to perform and present a workshop at the Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention and a week-long residency in Seattle, WA, including performances at the University of Washington.
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. Bennett received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The University of Texas at 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, Jennifer Parker-Harley, Julie Diamond and Regina Helcher-Yost.