Meaghan Guterman is a Seattle area soprano and voice teacher. She serves as a section leader and cantor at St. James Cathedral, and sings with ensembles including the Mägi Ensemble and Chorosynthesis. Meaghan is also pursuing a DMA in Vocal Performance at the University of Washington, and studies privately with Dr. Kari Ragan.
Meaghan enjoys working with students of all ages and skill levels, on a wide range of musical styles. Her priority is to help students achieve their personal goals, and develop optimal vocal function through a holistic, collaborative, and fact-based approach. She keeps up-to-date with current vocal pedagogy by attending conferences, workshops, and research. She currently teaches voice virtually, in light of COVID-19. Stay tuned for potential outdoor lesson opportunities!
Meaghan recently gave an online lecture recital entitled "Patronized," highlighting the inequality women composers have faced from the Baroque era through the present. She has performed opera arias and scenes for UW Vocal Theatre Works, and presented two other doctoral recitals which included works by Jewish composers Darius Milhaud, Kurt Weill, and arrangements by Nico Castel, and a Bach-focused concert which included BWV 51, "Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen," the Coffee Cantata, and BWV 209, "Non sa che sia dolore."
During her time in Milwaukee, Meaghan maintained a busy performance schedule along with running her private studio. She was a section leader, soloist, and cantor at the Basilica of St. Josaphat, sang with the Milwaukee Chamber Choir, Collegium Ladyes, MacDowell Club, and regularly collaborated with the East Side Chamber Players.
Additional engagements have included serving as a high holiday soloist at Congregation Shalom in Fox Point, WI, tour coordinator for Chorosynthesis, and is also a full time mother to a 3 year old and 1.5 old.