Thomas Megee

Thomas Megee 2015-05-11T21:16:32+00:00

Project Description

Cellist Thomas Megee is currently a member of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Rosa Selvatica (Wild Rose) Chamber Players and Zabaglione String Quartet in addition to being a private instructor of the Cello. He also retains his position with the Oregon Coast Music Festival each summer as Principal Cellist and featured chamber artist.

Born in Indiana, Megee graduated from the Interlochen Arts Academy and received a Bachelor of Music Performance from the University of Michigan where he studied with Oliver Edel and Samuel Mayes. His further studies include postgraduate work with Frank Miller in Chicago and a year with Andre Navarra at both the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, Italy and the Hochschule Fur Musik und Darst Kunst in Vienna.

Before joining the CPO in 1990, Megee was an Instructor at Oregon State University, Principal Cellist of the Portland Opera Orchestra and a founding member of the Metolius Quartet. He has been a featured soloist with numerous orchestras in the United States and Canada and can often be heard on CBC Radio in chamber performances as well as with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.