M.M. Violin Performance, Yale School of Music; B.A. Violin Performance/Anthropology, University of Notre Dame. Violin studies with Syoko Aki, Carolyn Plummer, and William Haroutounian. Suzuki Method short-term training with Susan Kempter and Allen Lieb.
Megan Kenny grew up in Montana and began her Suzuki violin studies at the age of four. She earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Violin Performance and Anthropology from University of Notre Dame where she studied with Carolyn Plummer, and a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from Yale School of Music where she studied with Syoko Aki. Ms. Kenny has performed in master classes for artists such as Almida and Roland Vamos, Pamela Frank, and the Muir Quartet and she received chamber coachings from Martin Beaver of the Tokyo Quartet while at Yale. An active orchestral and chamber musician, Ms. Kenny recently moved to Pittsburgh from Honolulu, Hawaii where she was a member of the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. She has held teaching positions at University of North Carolina Pembroke and Campbell University and is a faculty member of the Red Lodge Music Festival. In addition to being a Suzuki Method student and teacher, she is also a proud Suzuki parent of her young twins, John and Mary.