Megan Burke Decker

A native of the Hudson Valley, Megan Burke Decker has been performing professionally on the horn for over 15 years. She received her Bachelor’s in Music Performance at Western Connecticut State University under the tutelage of Dr. Marjorie Callaghan and went on to study with Daniel Grabois at The Hartt School where she was awarded a Master’s of Music Degree.

An active performer in the Hudson Valley, she currently holds the position of Principal Horn with the Northern Duchess Symphony Orchestra. She also performs Fourth horn with the  Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra and is a member of the Woodstock Symphony Orchestra. In addition to her orchestral positions, she performs chamber music throughout the area, most notably with her holiday brass quintet, The Hornaments.

As an educator, Megan has taught all ages and abilities. Her students have performed in various local and state festivals and have gone on to major in music and perform professionally. She enjoys getting to know her students and creating music with them while having fun in the process.