Spotlight: Meaghan Clayton

Meaghan Clayton graduated from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina with a degree in Music Education. While at Meredith, Ms. Clayton studied cello with Ms. Virginia Hudson, violin with Ms. Dana Freidli, and music theory with Dr. Anthony Vaglio. She served as principal cellist of the Meredith College String Orchestra for 4 years in addition to performing with the North Carolina State University Civic Symphony for one year. Ms. Clayton has also performed as a member of the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Mr. Alan Neilson and Dr. James Waddelow.

Ms. Clayton taught orchestra at Apex High School and Davis Drive Middle School in the Wake County Public School System in addition to maintaining a private studio of cello, violin, and viola students. Currently, Ms. Clayton is focusing her time on raising her children, teaching private string lessons, and arranging music.

Sonatina in C

Masterfully arranged, this famous piano work is well-known for the light, clean style in which it is performed. All three movements contain musical elements representative of the Classical period.

Spoon River

Originally an American folk-dance fiddle tune, this piece features contrasting styles and significant attention to detail.

Two Mozart Dances

This minuet and contradance work seamlessly together, but could also be performed on their own. Includes meter changes and an opportunity to study different musical forms.

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