City: Washington, DC
About Megan Aquilina
Megan Aquilina was born on Long Island, New York and lived there before moving to Virginia for college. Megan started playing flute in the 4th grade and fell in love with it immediately. She decided to join her high school's marching band her freshman year and started exploring other instruments in the band. She played saxophone, clarinet, and trumpet during her years marching and knew then that she wanted to pursue a career in music.
In 2011, Megan started college at George Mason University in Fairfax Virginia where she has been studying music education and flute privately with Julianna Nickel. During that time she has been working on becoming proficient on all band instruments and studying techniques in education. During her time at Mason, Megan has performed with a variety of classical ensembles on flute and plays the mellophone with the school's pep band. She plans on graduating George Mason in the fall of 2015 with a bachelor's of science in music education.
Megan has been teaching flute lessons privately since her sophomore year in high school and loves working with students of all ages. During her time at Mason she has held a small studio and has done various work that includes teaching woodwind sectionals at local schools and working with a variety of beginners on all instruments. Also, she teaches private piano and group drum circle classes with Lessons In Your Home's Music In Your School program. Megan looks forward to continuing to foster her love of music in students for years to come!