PHILADELPHIA HARPIST MEGHAN CAULKETT has performed at hundreds of weddings, holiday brunches at the Omni Hotel, and a number of events at museums including the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Menil Museum.
Before moving to Philadelphia, she performed for five seasons as the principal harpist of the Symphony of Southeast Texas, and was principal harpist with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra for four years. Meghan has performed with the Houston Symphony, Dallas Opera, San Antonio Symphony, and Opera Tampa. Meghan was a recently a Young Artist Fellow with Da Camera of Houston. She has performed on the concert series of Musiqa, Houston Community College, Calder Baptist Church and Greenbriar Consortium. She received her Master’s Degree from the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University with beloved mentor Paula Page, and her Bachelor of Music Degree Summa Cum Laude from Boston University under Ann Hobson Pilot.
In 2012, Meghan founded 47 Strings, an innovative music performance organization dedicated to music education that reaches out to underserved audiences with engaging and accessible harp music concerts. 47 Strings is the recipient of grants from the American Harp Society, Constellation Community Champions program, and Richter Fund for Music Outreach. Through 47 Strings, Meghan is a presenter with Young Audiences of Houston and the Arts in Medicine program at the Texas Children’s Cancer Center, and has given guest lectures at Rice University. 47 Strings has been featured in Harp Column and Modern Luxury Magazines, as well as on the Boston University Citizen Artist Series.
As a young trailblazer on the arts scene, her passion for music and performing is only rivaled by an extraordinary spirit for bringing people together and celebrating the joy and vibrancy of her community.