Megan Stout performs regularly with the St. Louis Symphony and served as Acting Principal Harp for the 2012-2013 season. She has been a frequent performer with other renowned ensembles such as the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
She began her studies at the age of nine in Philadelphia, where she studied with the principal harpist of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Elizabeth Hainen. Megan graduated from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where she holds both a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Harp Performance. While at Indiana University she won several competitions such as the American String Teacher’s Association’s National Competition (Harp), and was a prizewinner twice in the National Society of Arts and Letters. Megan enjoys chamber music and, in addition to performing with Chamber Music Society of St. Louis, has been involved with the St. Louis Symphony Concert Series at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Symphony Tuesdays at Tower Grove Park and Chamber Project St Louis.