ANNE MEGAN was the principal oboist of the US Coast Guard Band for twenty years and the Eastern Connecticut Symphony for 37 years. As a member of the band’s Woodwind Quintet, Anne performed for many Coast Guard functions and in recitals throughout the country, including the White House under President Clinton. She has soloed with the band and orchestra and has also performed with the Salt Marsh OperaCompany, Con Brio Chorale, Connecticut Lyric Opera, Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra, Opera Company of Connecticut, and the Mystic River Chorale. Anne attended the Eastman School of Music where she studied with Robert Sprenkle, and received her BM in Music Education from Boston University where she studied oboe with Ralph Gomberg. Her other major teachers were Marion Norcross, Norman Wells, Bert Lucarelli, and Sarah Lambert Bloom. Anne teaches privately from her home.