Ms. Gillespie has two degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, a Bachelor of Music and a Masters in Opera Performance.
Her opera career has taken her to the Royal Opera House of Oman, the Palacio de la Opera de La Coruna in Spain, the Castleton Opera Festival, Central City Opera, Carnegie Hall, the Beverly Hills Sundays at Two Recital Series, One World Symphony, and to venues in Greve, Italy, and Salzburg, Austria.
Her roles include Maddalena in Rigoletto, Petra in A Little Night Music, Emilia in Otello, Wowkle in La Fanciulla del West, Hyppolita in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Lyubasha in The Tsar's Bride, Barbara in One Penny Opera, Annina in La Traviata, the title role of Carmen, Dorabella in Cosi Fan Tutte, to name a few. Some Oratorios she has performed are Rossinis' Stabat Matter, The Bach Christmas Oratorio, and Alexander's Feast, and each year, she performs multiple Messiah concerts.
Ms. Gillespie has been a Young Artist at programs such as Central City Opera in Colorado and The Castelton Festival in Virginia under the baton of Lorin Maazel.
She's directed over 30 youth musicals, also performing as the music director. Most recently, she directed The Tsar's Bride for The Independent Opera Company.
During the pandemic, she performed session work and voiceovers from her home studio, including commercials, podcasts, operas, and more.
Some of the awards Megan has won include: Regional MET National Council Auditions, Fe Bland Vocal Competition, Beverly Hills Music at the Mansion, LACMA Sundays Live, Opera Florham, AMTL Recitals in Carnegie Hall, Birgit Nilsson Scholarship, YoungArts Finalist, and the Palm Springs Opera Guild, Classical Singer Competition