Meghan Taylor is a clarinetist, educator, and event coordinator based in Denton, Texas. She earned a B.S. in Music Education from Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and a Master of Music degree from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Currently, Meghan is attending the University of North Texas to pursue a Ph.D. in Music with a concentration in Performing Arts Health. Meghan currently holds a graduate assistantship in the College of Music Development Unit at UNT.
During her studies at NSU, Meghan served as a graduate assistant for the clarinet studio and marching band. In these roles, Meghan was Assistant Event Coordinator for the Louisiana Clarinet Symposium in January 2018 and served as Graduate Camp Assistant for NSU's Summer Band Camps. Additionally, Meghan aided the Music Department Chair with the NASM Self-Study. Upon graduation in May 2018, Meghan took over as Camp Coordinator for NSU's Summer Band Camps.
In addition to her duties as a graduate assistant, Meghan was also on staff as a clarinet and saxophone private lesson instructor at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts for the 2017-2018 school year.
Meghan’s primary teachers include Malena McLaren and Karl Kolbeck. During her studies, Meghan has had the opportunity to perform during masterclasses for Kimberly Cole Luevano, Frank Kowalsky, Stephanie Zelnick, and Michael Scheuerman. In addition to these performances, Meghan has participated in the Nebraska Intercollegiate Band (2014, 2015) and the Louisiana Intercollegiate Band (2017).
In January 2018, Meghan had the distinction of serving as an event intern for the College Music Society during the GenNext Program at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA. Meghan presently serves as the Copy Editor for Clarineat, a podcast and blog devoted to the clarinet. For more information about Clarineat and to see Meghan’s work visit clarineat.com.