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Meghan Todt Williams

Program Administrator and Instructor: Orchestras and Strings

Music and Performing Arts Professions

Meghan Todt Williams is a violinist who enjoys working in all musical genres. Ensembles with which she performs include American Ballet Theatre, the New York Pops, American Symphony Orchestra, Westchester Philharmonic, Albany Symphony, Boca Symphonia, and Festival Orchestra Napa. She has served as acting principal second violin of the Glens Falls Symphony and was a member of the Berkshire Opera orchestra for two summers. Venues at which Ms. Williams has performed include the Metropolitan Opera, Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, David Geffen Hall and the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, the Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theatre, Forest Hills Stadium, Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and Royal Albert Hall in London. She has served as concertmaster for collaborative concerts at McCarter Theatre Center and has performed with a number of popular artists and bands, including Glenn Frey and The Eagles, Roger Daltrey from The Who, Darlene Love and Steven Van Zandt, Andrea Bocelli, Sarah McLachlan, Cyndi Lauper, Boy George, Carly Rae Jepsen, Terence Blanchard, and Trace Adkins.

In addition to teaching private violin lessons and coaching chamber music at NYU Steinhardt, Ms. Williams is the NYU Steinhardt Program Administrator for Orchestras and Strings. She also maintains a vibrant private studio.

Ms. Williams received her Master of Music in Violin Performance from NYU Steinhardt. She is also an alumna of Princeton University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Music, with certificates in Music Performance and Italian Language and Culture. During her undergraduate career, she attended the Royal College of Music, London, for a semester exchange and was awarded the Princeton Peter B. Lewis Fund for summer music festival study, as well as a full thesis grant, allowing her to conduct research in Italy.

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