Ms. Meredith Vaughan

Violin, Viola, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher

Meredith Vaughan

SAA Member


Minneapolis, MN
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Meredith Vaughan is a Twin Cities based violinist and teacher. She maintains a private studio at the Center for Performing Arts in the Kingfield neighborhood of Minneapolis.

Meredith holds a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Music in Violin Performance from the University of Minnesota. She completed long-term training in books 1-4 with Carol Smith, and long-term training covering books 1-10 and a Suzuki Practicum course with Mark Bjork. She has also completed Stages 1-3 of Suzuki Early Childhood Education training with Sharon Jones at the American Suzuki Institute.

Meredith is committed to continuing professional development and has taken supplementary training courses with David Strom, Ed Kreitman, Ed Sprunger, Daina Volodka Staggs, and Alice Kay Kanak, as well as the SECE Revisions course with Sharon Jones and Lynn McCall.

Meredith served as Volunteer Coordinator for the Suzuki Association of Minnesota’s (SAM) statewide Graduation program for six years and as Secretary on the SAM board of directors for four years. She has been a judge for the Twin Cities-based Thursday Musical Competition for young artists and a clinician for the Southeastern Minnesota Suzuki Association’s Gasshuku Workshop. In addition to her teaching, Meredith performs actively in a variety of ensembles throughout the Twin Cities and beyond.

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