Meghan Taylor is a clarinetist, educator, and event coordinator based in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She earned a B.S. in Music Education from Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska. Meghan is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree at the Northwestern State University of Louisiana. In addition, Meghan is a member of the International Clarinet Association, College Music Society, and the National Association for Music Education.
During her senior year at Wayne State College, Meghan was selected as a recipient of the Outstanding Music Major Award. In addition, Meghan served as principal clarinet in the WSC Wind Ensemble from 2013-2015. Meghan’s other leadership roles at Wayne State College included, two seasons as drum major for the marching band and two years serving as president of the WSC Collegiate Chapter of NAfME.
In 2016, Meghan was awarded a graduate assistantship with the clarinet studio and music department at the Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Her graduate assistantship duties currently include coordinating the NSU Summer Band Camps and the Louisiana Clarinet Symposium.In addition to her duties as a graduate assistant, Meghan is on staff as a clarinet and saxophone private lesson instructor at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts. Meghan has also taken an active role as volunteer for the local animal shelter, Natchitoches Hope for Paws, where she currently serves as the Spay/Neuter Program Coordinator.
In January 2018, Meghan served as an intern for the College Music Society during the GenNext Program at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Additionally, Meghan serves as the Copy Editor for Clarineat, a podcast devoted to the clarinet. Currently, Meghan is performing in several ensembles at NSU on both soprano and bass clarinets. In addition, she is a founding member of a Clarinet/Percussion duo based in Natchitoches, LA.