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Megan DeLaura

Megan DeLaura

Biography

Maintaining a thriving private voice studio, Megan excels in coaching high school seniors for college Musical Theatre BFA auditions. Especially skilled in cross-training voices, her singers are prepared to meet the demands of executing varying styles with a solid technical foundation. She coaches college graduates preparing for regional theatre, Broadway and national tour auditions. Virtual coaching offered.

A highly sought-after music director, vocal coach and accompanist in the Charlotte area, Megan carefully balances high expectations with an enjoyable, productive atmosphere. Casts and musicians experience seamless continuity from rehearsal to stage with Megan conducting from the piano. She has MD'd Blumenthal ("Blumey") High School Musical Theatre award-winning shows, accompanies "Blumey" workshops/auditions and is adjunct professor in the UNC-Charlotte Theatre Department. Additional music direction and accompanying credits include over 50 musicals to date. She recently welcomed a return to live theatre as the Associate Music Director for Kinky Boots at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina.

Megan is a Villanova University graduate with a second degree in Music/Vocal Performance from Queens University of Charlotte. She is affiliated with the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS), Musical Theatre Educators' Alliance (MTEA) and Maestra Music, Inc.

As an educator, Megan is an advocate of authentic story-telling, making mistakes, fueling failure into success and life-long learning.

Professional Experience

  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education

Regions

  • Carolinas

Hireable as

  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Pit Musician (Keyboards)
  • Music Contractor/Coordinator
  • Recording Studio Engineer
  • Audition Pianist
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Voice teacher with roster of private students
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution
  • Actor-Musician

My Instruments

  • Piano
  • Voice

Software

  • Finale
  • MainStage
  • Pro-Tools
  • Other

Affiliations

  • NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF SINGING (NATS)

Pronouns

  • She/Her