French-Canadian violinist Meghan Ruel is a sought-after pedagogue and performer in both the United States and Canada. She completed her Masters Degree in Violin Performance and the Herberger Institute at Arizona State in under two years and has collaborated professionally throughout North America. Her multi-disciplinary skills have allowed her to compete in international chamber music festivals as well as compose and record with multiple bands, including LITEYEARS and Phoenix-based Lydia. From her humble beginnings in Rockland, Ontario, Meghan has actively engaged community through artistic outreach. Her curricula actively forge modern art theory, psychology, aesthetics and pedagogy in order to yield are relevant and exciting understanding of the music in our lives. She recently presented at Archway North Phoenix for six hundred grade school children, featuring the Ra String Quartet for which she is first violin. During her spare time, she enjoys producing her own electronic art and arranging. As a recently Certified Group Exercise Instructor with the American College of Sports Medicine, she also has been teaching weekly group fitness and physical awareness/injury prevention for musicians of all ages. Meghan is excited to live in Arizona to collaborate, teach and perform.