Deans’ Duets of Hickory, North Carolina • April & Megan Dean have played the violin since age 3. Both also play the piano. They have over 10 years of experience providing violin music for weddings and special events.
April Dean • April began playing the violin at the age of three and piano at the age of nine. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University in violin performance and is also a proficient pianist. While at Wake Forest, April was concertmaster of the university symphony and has also performed with the Western Piedmont and Winston-Salem Symphony Orchestras.
April recently completed her master’s degree at Appalachian State University. She is also a violin and piano instructor in Hickory. April currently lives in Charlotte, NC and performs at events throughout the Eastern United States.
Megan Dean • Megan has performed with the Western Piedmont Symphony, the Salisbury Symphony, and the Asheville Symphony. She won a solo competition with the WPY Symphony and majored in music performance at the University of North Carolina. She then moved into a season of performing improv… combining classical training with the art of playing by ear.
Megan was Suzuki trained and today specializes in the instruction of young children—starting children as young as 3 years old. Today, she teaches and performs at weekly events throughout the Eastern United States.