MU1 Megan Weikleenget, soprano, from Buffalo, New York, made her Carnegie Hall debut with the Composing Song workshop in 2009. She has performed as soloist with the Berkshire Bach Society, The Collegiate Choir, The Dessoff Choir, and has sung at Boston’s annual guitar festival coached by guitarist Eliot Fisk. She earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Education and Performance from the Crane School of Music at Potsdam, New York, and a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory in Boston. MU1 Weikleenget is a recent graduate from the Vocal Arts Program at Bard College, directed by Dawn Upshaw and Kayo Iwama. She joined the Coast Guard Band in December 2010.