Megan Grady joined the School of Music in July 2017. She most recently was the Music and Dance Admission Counselor at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle. Prior to her role at Cornish, she worked in music at Pacific Lutheran University and in music admission at the College of Music at Florida State University. Megan holds a MM in clarinet performance from Florida State University and a BA in music from The College of William & Mary in Virginia. She is a member of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity and was accepted into Pi Kappa Lambda music honors society at the completion of her master's.
Originally from the Washington D.C. metro area, Megan relocated to the Pacific Northwest in 2015. Outside of the office, Megan is an active performer, clinician and instructor of both clarinet and piano, managing a small studio of students in the greater Tacoma/Seattle area. She currently performs with the Washington Wind Symphony and has been a substitute with Symphony Tacoma, South Sound Symphonic Band, Rainier Symphony and other area groups. Most recently she was a featured soloist while touring Spain and Portugal, performing Scott McAllister's "Black Dog." Beyond music, Megan enjoys hiking, camping, snowshoeing, kayaking, and volunteering at The Humane Society in the community cats program.
If you are interested in music, please stop by and say hi to Megan – she would love to meet you!