Megan Kabela, Harpist

About Megan

Megan Kabela is an active musician who moved to Knoxville, Tennessee in 2012. As an accomplished harpist, she performs in a variety of different venues.

Megan started her musical training at the age of 10 on the piano. After mastering the basics of piano and starting violin lessons, she decided to add harp into the mix. Megan is classically trained in concert harp, having studied with Jara Goodrich (principal harpist of the Portland Symphony Orchestra in Maine) and Suzanne Young-Davids of Elkhart, Indiana (former harp instructor at Valparaiso University).

For over 10 years, Megan has performed harp at weddings, receptions, luncheons, anniversary parties, Valentines dinners and holiday parties. Her repertoire includes classical, romantic, popular, Irish & celtic, religious & sacred, and holiday music that can be suited to any event. She will work with you to select music your guests will be sure to enjoy!

Megan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Valparaiso University with a secondary major in Music. While at Valparaiso University, she was principal harpist in Valparaiso's Symphony Orchestra, she performed with the Chamber Concert Band, the premier concert band at Valparaiso University, and she also worked with The Valparaiso University Chorale, the premier choral ensemble at VU. With the Symphony Orchestra, she not only went on local tours around the midwest and performed at Symphony Center in Chicago, but also went on a concert tour to England, Wales, and Ireland. With the University Chorale, Megan performed at the Institute for Liturgical Studies, traveled through the midwest performing at area churches, and went on a concert tour performing throughout Germany and Prague. Also while attending Valparaiso University, Megan co-founded Glissando Harps in Valparaiso, Indiana, a harp trio group performing around the Michiana area.

Megan is a lifetime member of the American Harp Society.