Connecticut native Meagan Lee Hodson is an up and coming music theatre and operatic mezzo soprano. An active member of SAG-AFTRA, Meagan has numerous commercial credits including Blue Cross Blue Shield, McDonalds, and SNET. After a hiatus from music theatre from her youth, she returned to the performing circuit with Shrek the Musical (Gingy/Sugarplum Fairy) and The Last Five Years (Cathy Hyatt). This summer, she is set to perform the feature role of Goeun Kim in the off-broadway production of Comfort Women: A New Musical.
Meagan obtained her Master of Music in voice pedagogy and performance with distinction from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ in the spring of 2011. She holds a Bachelor of Music in classical voice performance from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT. Previous operatic appearances include Der Rosenkavalier (Octavian), Béatrice et Bénédict (Ursule), Le Nozze di Figaro (Cherubino), and Pirates of Penzance (Kate). In concert, Meagan has appeared as the alto soloist for Mozart’s Requiem, Bach’s Magnificat, Mendelssohn’s Gloria, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Missa Brevis in C, and numerous Bach cantatas.
While attending Westminster, Meagan performed with the prestigious Westminster Symphonic Choir. She was privileged to work with illustrious conductos such as Alan Gilbert, John Adams, Sir Roger Norrington, and Michael Tilson Thomas. Meagan has participated in the Florence Seminar Program, the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, and was a choral scholar with the Berkshire Choral Festival in Sheffield, MA.
Meagan began teaching private piano and voice in 2006. She currently holds an active teaching schedule in the Princeton area including The Chapin School, and Cornerstone Music Studios at Millstone. In addition to teaching and performing, she musically directed local theater productions. Favorite productions include Meet Me in St. Louis, You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Anything Goes, High School Musical, and musical interpretations of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet.