Megan Grace Beugger

Friday, February 27th, 2015 - 11:39 am


Megan Grace Beugger (b. Arlington heights, IL USA, 1987) is currently a PhD canadidate in music composition at the SUNY University at Buffalo, where she is a Presidential Fellow.   Her music has been performed at June in Buffalo, Qubit Noise Festival in NYC, the Munich Philharmonic Gasteig new music series, Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, and SICPP in Boston.  She has worked with musicians such as the JACK quartet, Lucas Fels, Dal Niente, Ensemble SurPlus, Katinka Kleijn, and recently collaborated with dancer/choreographer Melanie Aceto.  She has taken lessons and presented her music in masterclasses with composers including Jo Kondo, Chaya Czernowin, Steven Takasugi, Amnon Wolman, Kaija Saariaho, Rand Steiger, Lei Liang, Oliver Knussen, Augusta Read Thomas, John Harbison, and Pauline Oliveros.   In 2010, she graduated cum laude from Northwestern University with departmental honors.  Her principal teachers have been Robert Ian Winstin, Aaron Travers, Aaron Cassidy, Lee Hyla, Chris Mercer, Marcos Balter, Jay Alan Yim, and she is currently studying with David Felder.