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Megan Poppe

Music Program

Music Program

Megan Poppe holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in violin performance from Texas Tech University. She has been playing the violin for 22 years, both as a classical musician and as a bluegrass fiddler. Megan is currently the violin professor at The University of Texas Permian Basin, the director of the Suzuki violin program at Ramirez Elementary in Lubbock, TX and maintains a private violin studio.

While at Texas Tech, Megan earned a Master's Degree in Violin Performance, a Master's Degree in Music Theory and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Violin Performance. She studied under the tutelage of Dr. John Gilbert, violin and Dr. Matthew Santa, music theory. She was employed as a teaching assistant for the School of Music in both violin and music theory. Megan served as a concertmaster of Texas Tech’s University Symphony Orchestra for several years and was also selected, by audition, to be first violinist in the Texas Tech Graduate String Quartet which is actively engaged in performing outreach concerts in conjunction with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra. Megan won the 2013-14 String Area Concerto Competition and soloed with Texas Tech’s University Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 2014.

Last Updated: 12/19/2019
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