Megan Scott Biography

            Megan Scott began her career as a classical cellist in Fargo, ND under Carol Kautzmann. She played with both the Fargo Moorhead Symphony as well as the Moorhead State University Orchestra. Her classical career continued at the University of Wisconsin- Madison under Uri Vardi for her BA in music.She has played with the Duluth Superior Symphony, Kenwood Symphony, and Metropolitan Symphony in the twin cities. Classically, she loves freelancing in small ensembles. Megan love playing both classical and 'outside' the classical box. She has performed with Amanda Palmer, Ella Reid,  Karen Paurus, Ben Siems, and Tamara Kachelmeier just to name a few. She regularly performs Ben Siems new compositions. Megan loves working in the F5 soundhouse. She has worked with Tracy Perry and the band Devanigari out of Italy.  



2018- Played Cello on Emmy nominated commercial 'Grandbaby' by Fairview Health Services

2015- Ben Siems CD- Atonement Pass

2015-Tracy Perry- Played on debut CD

2014- Devanagari- A point on a line, Nam Myoho  Renge Kyo , Chains , Dreams of a Deadman

2012- Amanda Palmer at First Ave for the Grand Theft Orchestra Tour ( part of quartet hired locally)

2007- Played Cello on Karen Paurus- Passion, Prayer, and Poison CD- Hear Smoke on Kare 11
2007- Live Cello and Dance Performances of Ben Siems Empire at Twilight

2005- Live At the Fitzgerald- 'Stories that Haunt US

2002- 2010- Duluth Symphony Sub

2000-2005- Galvanic Alien Member       (Vesna) 

2001-2002- Metropolitan Symphony

1994-1995- Member Fargo Moorhead Symphony

1993-present- Cello Teacher

Mcello, Inc.

July 2007- PRESENT

Mcello is a business established to promote cello teaching, cello choir, and performance. I have been teaching since 1993 and love to spread the love of music.  


  • University of Wisconsin- Madison, Madison, WI— BA Music Performance                        August 1995- December 1999                                                                                                                          I studied cello performance under Uri Vardi. 
  • University of Minnesota- Moorhead, Moorhead, MN-studied cello performance                                         August 1994-May 1995                                                                                            I orchestra as well as the prestigious resident quartet. 

Saving Grace Board member

Saving Grace is a 501 (c)(3) non profit organization established to provide education that promotes awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault, and the effects of trauma.