Megan Friar is a familiar face to audiences as a soloist in opera, oratorio and musical theater. She has performed with the national tour of The Phantom of the Opera and has appeared with opera companies, including Sarasota, Connecticut, Virginia, Des Moines, the Center for Contemporary Opera and the NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players. She has been a member of the Metropolitan Opera Chorus in their productions of Die Meistersinger, War and Peace and Turandot.
Megan has appeared as a soloist with many symphony orchestras and choirs, including Sioux City, Detroit, Jacksonville, Buffalo, Eastern Connecticut, AmorArtis, Musica Sacra, Voices of Ascension, Gregg Smith Singers, New York Choral Artists and the Fairfield County Chorale. She has been a soloist with the Mark Morris Dance Group, as well as with the Dave Brubeck Quartet at Carnegie Hall. An accomplished ensemble singer, Megan has sung and recorded with all of the professional choruses in the New York City area for many years. She has appeared on the Garrison Keillor Radio Show, The David Letterman Show, and The Guiding Light. She frequently performs with jazz pianist and husband, Ron Drotos.
Megan is originally from Connecticut and earned her BS and MM degrees from the University of Connecticut. She resides in the Bronx and is happy to be joining the BCI faculty in Boston this year.