B.M. Voice Performance, Sam Houston State University
M.M. Voice Performance, New England Conservatory
Culture Map calls soprano, Megan Stapleton, “an artist of clarity, power, and much expressivity… with a studied intensity.” Native to Texas, Megan has performed extensively in various children’s program with the Houston Grand Opera including Opera To Go!, Storybook Opera, and First Songs. Other credits include performance with Ars Lyrica, Kingwood Pops, Galveston Symphony Orhcestra, Mercury – The Orchestra Redefined, Houston’s Bach Society, and Boston Metro Opera.
Megan is a founding member of Houston Baroque, with whom she released the album, “My Soul Sees and Hears!” in 2016. A champion of new music, Megan has premiered works by current composers including Gregory Spears, Mary Carol Warwick, Thomas Oboe Lee, and B.P. Herrington. Her versatility extends to jazz, crediting her regular performances as the featured vocalist with the Paul English Jazz Quartet.
She holds degrees with honors from New England Conservatory and Sam Houston State University. Megan is a teaching fellow in vocal studies at the University of North Texas where she is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree under the vocal guidance of Dr. Stephen Austin. Megan has an interest in the field of Performing Arts Health where she is championing a study on musicians’ identity.