Violin and Viola
Megan Singer is from Halifax, Nova Scotia. She began studying the violin in the Suzuki Method at the age four with Yvonne DeRoller. She continued her violin studies with George Maxman, Anne Rapson and Philippe Djokic. She spent two years of violin study at the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with Linda Cerone and David Updegraff. Megan then returned to Halifax, where she graduated from Dalhousie University in 2003 with combined BSC honours in Neuroscience and Music, studying the viola with Professor Philippe Djokic. Megan then traveled west to continue her viola studies with David Harding at the University of British Columbia, where she graduated with a Masters in Music in 2007. She came to Calgary to play in the viola section of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. She completed the Unit One Teacher Workshop with the Alberta Suzuki Institute, and enjoys teaching as well as performing.
Some highlights of Megan’s musical career include a nationally broadcast appearance on Bravo TV, a concert tour in Italy during the 2006 Winter Olympics, and a solo performance with Symphony Nova Scotia.
Megan enjoys being outside, loves biking, swimming and gardening and spending time with her family; husband Jarvis and two kids Samantha and Jack.