Megan Bauer graduated from Oberlin Conservatory and College in 2004 with degrees in Violin Performance and English Literature. She has completed training for Suzuki Books 1-7 and 9-10, a supplemental course for Books 7-9, a Books 1-5 overview, a Mark O’Connor Books 1-2 seminar, and the Every Child Can Course; she began training in the Dalcroze Method with Jeremy Dittus in 2015 and earned her Dalcroze Certificate from the Dalcroze School of the Rockies in July of 2020. Megan has studied under Gregory Fulkerson, Kyung Sun Lee, Tom Wermuth, Edward Kreitman, and Rebecca Sandrok; Suzuki teacher trainers include Edward Kreitman, Thomas Wermuth, James Maurer, Nancy Jackson, Ed Sprunger, Linda Case, and Ronda Cole. Megan has been teaching at various schools and privately since 1999, including the Western Springs School of Talent Education and the Christopher Laughlin School of Music. Megan Bauer founded her Suzuki violin studio in 2006.
Megan has performed several solo recitals as part of the First Congregational Church of Evanston's Robinson Recital series with pianist Kingsley Day. She meets weekly with a string quartet at her home in Evanston to sightread quartets. Megan lives in Evanston with her husband Justin, her eleven year old daughter Anne, her seven year old son Joel, and their Shiba Inu named Briar.