Megan Karls

Megan Karls Violinist

Violinist Megan Karls is the Concertmaster of the Wyoming Symphony, Co-Concertmaster of the Great Falls Symphony and newly appointed to the Fort Collins Symphony as Assistant Principal Second Violin. Her musical leadership is in high demand as a frequent guest concertmaster of orchestras across the West, including the Billings Symphony, Bozeman Symphony and Opera Montana. 

She spends her summers performing with the Britt Festival Orchestra, as Principal Second Violin of the McCall Musicfest Orchestra, and guest teaching across the world in San Salvador, El Salvador, Tlahuitoltepec, Mexico and around the United States.

Megan is a recipient of the Yale Distinguished Music Educator Award, and the first woman in classical music to receive the Montana State Arts Council’s Artist Innovation Award. She holds degrees with honors in violin performance and political science from Lawrence University and the University of Iowa. 

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