Megan Steller is an artist manager, writer, speaker, and producer based in Melbourne, Australia. Having completed a Bachelor of Music at the University of Melbourne as a pianist and repetiteur, Megan is now passionate about working with emerging artists and seasoned performers alike to help create fulfilling, diverse and creatively empowering careers in the classical music sector. She is currently the Artist Manager for Patrick Togher Artists’ Management, supporting some of Australia’s leading classical performers across opera, vocal, instrumental, and conducting. As a journalist, Megan has been published in Limelight Magazine, The Age, and The Music, and has worked as a freelance manager for several major ensembles and organisations. With skills ranging from event and concert management to social media curation and copywriting, Megan has also worked in a freelance capacity for Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Musica Viva, Melbourne Youth Orchestras, and Orchestra Victoria. Her podcast for the Melbourne Recital Centre, “The Tune Up”, hosted with TimeOut Magazine Editor Maxim Boon, has quickly garnered popularity. Since 2015, she has directed and edited Rehearsal Magazine, a leading online platform for music students that provides mentoring opportunities and promotes honest discussion around mental health and success in the classical music industry.
“Megan has been a wonderful mentor for emerging musicians over the past few years at 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne. Apart from the extensive knowledge Megan possesses about the music industry, a striking feature of Megan and her work is her generosity. Her willingness to share her time to better the wider arts community is a personal quality that is hard to come across in our busy world. She has been described as “inclusive, understanding and insightful” by participants of workshops she has delivered. Megan is a blessing to the Melbourne music scene and 3MBS is extremely grateful to have had the opportunity to work with her!” - Grace Ip, Producer of The Talent at 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne
“Megan has been a guest lecturer and presenter at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, and her sessions are always highly anticipated and highly regarded by our students. She brings unparalleled expertise and energy to the classroom and has taught on a range of professional development subjects from music business basics to media management. Megan is always superbly prepared, and delivers engaging, well-structured sessions with clear learning outcomes for our students.”
- Susan Eldridge, Associate Lecturer in Music (Entrepreneurship) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music