Beautiful Fans and Followers, I love a good meditation as it helps me be centered and calm - something we all need prior to a pageant, an interview, or LIFE! Join me today for an amazing gratitude meditation with Megan Gillespie.
Megan has two degrees from Manhattan School of Music, a Bachelor of Music and a Masters in Opera Performance.
Megan's opera career has taken her to the Royal Opera House of Oman, the Palacio de la Opera de La Coruna in Spain, the Castleton Opera Festival, Central City Opera, Carnegie Hall, the Beverly Hills Sundays at Two Recital Series, One World Symphony, and to venues in Greve, Italy, and Salzburg, Austria.
Her roles include: Maddalena in Rigoletto, Petra in A Little Night Music, Amelia in Ottelo, Wowkle in La fanciulla del West, Hyppolita in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Lyubasha in The Tsar's Bride, Barbara in One Penny Opera, Annina in La Traviata, Carmen in Carmen, Dorabella in Cosi Fan Tutte, to name a few. Some Oratorios she has performed are Rossinis' Stabat Matter, The Bach Christmas Oratorio, Alexander's Feast, and each year she performs Messiah with St. Cross Episcopal Church in Hermosa Beach.
Megan has been a Young Artist at programs such as Central City Opera in Colorado and The Castelton Festival in Virginia under the baton of Lorin Maazel.
She directed over 30 youth musicals, also performing as the music director. Most recently, she directed The Tsar's Bride for The Independent Opera Company.
During the pandemic she has sung session work and voice overs from her home studio including commercials, podcasts, operas, and stories.
Some of the awards Megan has won include: Regional MET National Council Auditions, Fe Bland Vocal Competition, Beverly Hills Music at the Mansion, LACMA Sundays Live, Opera Florham, AMTL Recitals in Carnegie Hall, Birgit Nilsson Scholarship, YoungArts Finalist, and the Palm Springs Opera Guild, Classical Singer Competition
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