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Lunchtime Recital – Megan Glover (Saxophonist)
Mon 12 June, 2023 at 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm
Meg Glover is originally from Manchester, where she studied Saxophone at the Junior Royal Northern College of Music with Ruth Bourne. Meg went on to study at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with Gerard McChrystal and Lara James, where she was awarded a First-Class Honours. She has won numerous awards for her performance including the Howarth’s of London Single Reed Prize, June Emerson Launchpad Prize and Wind Plus Ensemble Prize during her time at the Royal Welsh. As well as performing in the final of the annual Concerto Competition in 2021 and winning the competition in 2022.
Since graduating, Meg has made her Concerto debut with RWCMD Symphony Orchestra at St David’s Hall in Cardiff, performing Tomasis’ Concerto for Alto Saxophone. She has performed recitals at Wells Cathedral School, Bristol Cathedral and St Paul’s Church in Clifton as part of their lunchtime concert series and in February this year was given the opportunity to perform a short recital in Wigmore Hall. Meg recently won First Prize for her submission to Birmingham International Music Competition and has been awarded the Finzi Trust Young Musicians Fund. In March 2023, Meg made her orchestral debut with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in BBC Hoddinott Hall in Berne Alois Zimmermanns’ ‘Nobody knows de trouble I see’. This September she will perform Milhauds’ Saxophone Concerto ‘Scaramouche’ alongside Bizets’ ‘L’Arlésienne’ with Brecknock Sinfonia, and looks forwards to her lunchtime recital in St Stephen’s Bristol in the Autumn.