Meghan Yost Coe, Viola

The Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Croll Chair

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Meghan Yost Coe began playing viola at age ten in the New Jersey public school system. As a chamber musician, she has performed with Harlem Quartet; was a Young Artist at Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School; was a founding member of the Petar Jankovic Ensemble; has twice been a fellow at Garth Newel Music Center; toured Alaska and Canada aboard the M. S. Oosterdam as a member of the Adagio String Quartet; and performed and recorded live in concert with violinist Elmar Oliveira as a member of the Golden Rule Chamber Orchestra. She spent a year performing across the United States with indie-folk rock band River City Extension, including live recording sessions with Audiotree, Little Elephant Room, and Daytrotter. Yost currently performs with orchestras across the southeast, including the Atlanta Opera, Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, and Mobile Symphony Orchestra.

As an educator, she is Viola Teaching Artist at Atlanta Music Project, an El Sistema- inspired program providing tuition-free music education for underserved youth in South Atlanta; viola instructor at The Waldorf School of Atlanta; an Artist in Residence at Porterville Summer Strings; was a Mentor at The Program for Maine Students; and studied violin and viola pedagogy under Brenda Brenner and Mimi Zweig at Indiana University’s String Academy.

Yost has performed throughout the U.S., China, and Brazil. She received her Bachelor of Music from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she studied with Alan deVeritch; and her Master of Music from Lynn Conservatory of Music under Ralph Fielding.

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