Meghan Guegold is Principal Horn of both the Akron and Canton Symphony Orchestras. She frequently performs as an extra and substitute horn player with The Cleveland Orchestra, and has also performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, The Florida Orchestras, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, and the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra of Columbus. She also regularly performs in chamber ensembles throughout northeast Ohio.
Ms. Guegold is on faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music for the Preparatory and Continuing Education division and the Joint Music Program with Case Western Reserve University, where teaches horn lessons and coaches brass ensembles. Additionally, she teaches horn lessons at the College of Wooster. Ms. Guegold also frequently guest teaches for horn coachings and masterclasses.
A northeastern Ohio native, Ms. Guegold has a master’s degree in performance from CIM, where she studied with Richard King, and a bachelor’s degree in performance with honors from the University of Akron, where she studied with William Hoyt. She has also studied with Rick Solis, Eli Epstein, and David Jolley, and attended the summer festivals of the Music Academy of the West, the National Repertory Orchestra, the Tanglewood Music Center, and the Artosphere Arts and Nature Festival. She was a recipient of a Presser Foundation Scholarship at Akron, a winner in two Tuesday Musical Association competitions, and has been a featured soloist with the Akron and Canton Symphony Orchestras.