Toronto-native Meagan Turner has performed throughout North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia. She has appeared at numerous festivals, including Ravinia, Tanglewood, Tippet Rise, the Orford Arts Centre, the Baltic Sea Festival, the Lunenburg Academy, and Toronto Summer Music Festival. As an orchestral musician, Meagan has served as principal violist of the New York String Orchestra Seminar, Spoleto Festival Orchestra, Tanglewood Music Centre Orchestra, Juilliard Orchestras, and completed an Academy fellowship with the Canadian Opera Company.
From 2018-2020, Meagan held a residency at Carnegie Hall (Ensemble Connect) designed to prepare extraordinary young classical musicians for careers combining musical excellence, teaching, community engagement, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Additionally, she is the recipient of a Rachel Elizabeth Barton Pine Foundation Career Grant, a Virtu Foundation grant, the University of Toronto Graduating Award, and was named one of Canada’s “Hottest 30 Under” Musicians (CBC).
Meagan completed her undergraduate and certificate at the University of Toronto under the tutelage of Erika Raum and Eric Nowlin, and her Master’s degree at The Juilliard School as a full-scholarship student of Samuel Rhodes.
Meagan Turner attends the 2021 TSM Academy courtesy of the Mary Graham Fellowship.