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Meghan Perdue

Meghan PerdueMeghan Perdue, a native of Maryland, is an internationally sought-after performer, recording musician, and teacher. She holds her Bachelor of Music degree from Belmont University in Commercial Violin Performance and a Master of Music degree, also from Belmont, in Commercial Violin Performance with a Focus on String Pedagogy.

Meghan has studied with world-renowned pedagogues including Alasdair Fraser, Tammy Rogers-King, Hanneke Cassel, Tracy Silverman, Buddy Spicher, Darol Anger, and Harald Haugaard, among many others. She is fluent in a broad range of styles, including classical, Celtic, Scandinavian, jazz, and more. Her performance abilities have garnered respect from music professionals around the globe. In the words of Celtic-American fiddler Hanneke Cassel, “I’ve been especially excited to see Meghan start finding her own voice since we met in 2006. She is a captivating, soulful performer who is extremely talented and hard-working.”

As a performer, Meghan has appeared in iconic performance venues across the U.S. and abroad in Scotland, Germany, Spain, South Africa, Botswana, and New Zealand, including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Grand Ole Opry House, the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, and numerous specials aired on PBS. She has performed with such artists such as Ricky Skaggs, Michael W. Smith, Denyse Graves, Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Hanneke Cassel, Darol Anger, Bruce Molsky and others. Additionally, she has recorded on dozens of full-length albums, EPs, artist singles, video game soundtracks, music videos, and documentary soundtracks for a wide range of artists and composers.

In addition to her performance career, Meghan has become an accomplished pedagogue since she began teaching in 2007. Through working with students ranging in age from 4 years old to adults in private lessons, classes, at music camps, and in university settings, she has discovered her passion to help others find the joy and value of music in their lives. 

Meghan is currently on faculty at Belmont University's College of Music and Performing Arts. She is also on faculty at Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music, where she teaches fiddle and classical violin lessons and co-teaches the performance group Fiddle Frenzy with senior artist teacher Crystal Plohman Wiegman.