Megan fell in love with piano performing when she performed at the Lieutenant Governor's Residence in Halifax as a child. A recent graduate of the masters program at Western University, Megan Watt has been recognized by institutions and summer programs for her high level of piano performance. At Western, she was the recipient of the Sherwood Fox Fellowship, and a number of scholarships and bursaries based on Academic Merit.
Megan has enjoyed collaborating with other musicians through her experience as an Opera Workshop repeteur and a collaborative pianist in both her undergraduate and masters degrees. At western, she was part of a piano trio, and the early music studio. Early music Studio fostered a love for harpsichord and organ, which has opened the door to many other enjoyable experiences, one of which being the Tafelmusik residency at Western University. She has been a participant in a number of Summer Programs, including the Scotiafest Young Artist Program, Orford Summer Music Academy, and the Dublin International Piano Festival, receiving the Festival's honorary Hamilton Harty Scholarship. At the Dublin International Piano Festival Megan worked with Frederic Chui in his “Deeper Piano Studies,” program, involving mindfulness in piano performance, which fostered Megan’s interest in performance psychology.
In addition to her solo and collaborative piano career, Megan works as organist and is an avid pedagogue. Megan also has worked as the Assistant Music Director at Rosedale United Church in Toronto, and as interim organist at a number of different churches. With regard to teaching, Megan believes that each student has a unique approach to learning that should allow their love for music to flourish, and so addresses each student with the approach that best suits them. She currently teaches at the Toronto Institute for the Enjoyment of Music, while maintaining her own private studio.