About Megan Brunning
Megan Brunning, soprano, holds a Master of Music in vocal performance and a Bachelor of Music in music education from the University of Georgia. She has taught all levels and ages of students in a variety of environments. Megan first started teaching private voice lessons as a Graduate Teaching Assistant at UGA, where she was named an Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in 2012. After school, Megan continued to teach private voice lessons and also beginning piano lessons. She is at home in classroom settings as well and has experience with music classes for grades K-12. Megan's teaching philosophy places an emphasis on adapting for each student's specific needs and interests. While Megan performs mostly classical music, she can help students with any genre and believes healthy sound production should be the foundation for all styles of music.
Megan has performed with the Atlanta Opera, Capitol City Opera, Greensboro Light Opera and Song, Songfest at Colburn, Harrower Opera Workshop, Greek Opera Studio, and the Festival of the Aegean. She has many more exciting upcoming engagements across the country. Her roles include the Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflote, Konstanze in Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail, Olympia in Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Gianetta in The Gondoliers, and Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance. Megan was a 2013 Regional Finalist of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and a 2014 MONC Georgia District Encouragement Award recipient. Other awards include the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition Semifinalist, Pro-Mozart Society of Atlanta Competition Second Place Encouragement Award, Opera Birmingham Competition Semifinalist, and University of Georgia Concerto Competition Winner. She is currently a staff singer at the Cathedral of St. Philip in Atlanta.