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  • New Music Symposium

    October 29, 2016, 1:30 pm
    Studio 113

    Guest composer Augusta Read Thomas discusses her music and approach to composition

  • Pre-Concert Discussion: Boulez Legacy Series

    October 30, 2016, 3:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Pre-concert Panel Discussion: Reflections on Boulez

    Augusta Read Thomas, University of Chicago; Susan McClary, Case Western Reserve University; and Joshua Smith, principal flute, The Cleveland Orchestra; moderated by Keith Fitch.

  • Boulez Legacy Series

    October 30, 2016, 4:00 pm
    Mixon Hall

    Boulez the Advocate and Mentor 

    CIM New Music Ensemble
    Keith Fitch, director
    Augusta Read Thomas, guest composer
    Joshua Smith, flute

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Meghan Guegold, from Mantua, Ohio, is currently Principal Horn of the Canton Symphony Orchestra. Prior to that, she held the position of Second Horn with that same orchestra. She also holds the position of Third Horn with the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with the Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Blossom Festival Band, and the Blossom Festival Orchestra.

Ms. Guegold has attended the prestigious summer music festivals of the Music Academy of the West, the National Repertory Orchestra, and the Tanglewood Music Center. She has substituted with The Cleveland Orchestra, performing three Bruckner symphonies, under the direction of Franz Welser-Most, during the orchestra's residency at the Lincoln Center Festival in July 2011. Ms. Guegold is also a substitute horn player with The Florida Orchestra.

As an educator, she not only teaches horn lessons and master classes at northeastern Ohio schools, but she also teaches with the Paragon Brass Quintet at the University of Akron Summer Brass Performance Seminar for high school students. Ms. Guegold graduated with her Masters Degree in Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Richard King. Previously, she earned her Bachelors Degree in Performance, with Honors, from the University of Akron, and studied with William Hoyt. Ms. Guegold was a recipient of the Presser Foundation scholarship during her senior year at Akron, and has also been a winner in two Tuesday Musical Association scholarship competitions. On top of her busy performing and teaching schedule, Ms. Guegold also enjoys reading, distance running, and spending time with her family and dog, Apollo. 

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