Megan Chartier has most recently served as Principal Cellist of the Miami Symphony Orchestra and Guest Principal Cellist of Opera San Luis Obispo and State Street Ballet in Santa Barbara, California. She has performed with orchestras including Palm Beach Symphony Orchestra, South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra, and Brevard Music Center Orchestra in Brevard, NC, as well as as a soloist with the Miami Music Festival Orchestra and the Eastern Michigan University Symphony Orchestra.
She was recently named the 1st prize winner of the Ann Arbor Society of Musical Arts’ 2015 Young Artist Competition and a winner of the 2015 Miami Music Festival Concerto Competition, conducted by Grzegorz Nowak of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She has performed on stage with Plácido Domingo, Carter Brey, Andres Cardenes, and Audra McDonald as well as on tour with nationally recognized artists including Michael Bublé, Il Volo, and the Trans Siberian Orchestra.
In light of her busy performance and travel schedule, Megan teaches weekly lessons to beginning to advanced students on online platforms.
As a self-taught artist, Megan creates two-dimensional artwork using graphite, ink, and colored pencil. Her work now is created for music promoting purposes.
Megan also enjoys translating her artistic abilities into website design. A large body of her clientele of musicians and music performance programs.