Music Alumnus Appointed to Faculty at MizzouAugust 13, 2014
Megan Arns recently jointed the School of Music faculty at the University of Missouri in August 2014 as Assistant Teaching Professor of Percussion. Megan is a candidate for a D.M.A. in Percussion Performance & Literature and a M.A. in Ethnomusicology at the Eastman School of Music and was awarded performance degrees from Florida State University and Truman State University, where she was recognized as a Presser Scholar. Active as a contemporary chamber musician, Megan’s recent highlights include collaborative performances in India, Jordan, Costa Rica, Ghana, and the United States at venues such as the Kennedy Center, Millennium Park, Smithsonian Institution, and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. An advocate for the creation of new music, she has co-commissioned and premiered works by notable composers such as John Luther Adams, Alejandro Viñao, Halim El-Dahb, Steven Snowden, David Skidmore, Ivan Trevino and Brian Nozny.