Megan Pollon

Arroyo Grande, California

Chicago College of Performing Arts, Master’s in Violin Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy ’23
California State University, Long Beach, Bachelor’s in Violin Performance ’21

Shaw Cancer Center / Vail Health Chair

Megan began her violin studies at the age of eight. She has performed in a variety of ensembles, including American Youth Symphony, San Luis Obispo Symphony, National Orchestra Institute, Roundtop Festival Institute, and Chicago College of Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra where she served as Concertmaster. She recently became an associate member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Megan has studied under Almita Vamos, MingHuan Xu, Henry Gronnier, and Moni Simeonov.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
My family and I built our own home.

Name three of your favorite composers:
Johannes Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn, Maurice Ravel

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
Cooking, baking, hiking, spending time with friends

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Meeting new people, exploring Breckenridge, and playing great music!