Megan [Meg] Lipworth is a music educator and conductor of bands and orchestras in a variety of schools and community arts organisations. Meg is a professional percussionist trained at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, a song writer and producer, a singer and dancer, and early-childhood entertainer. Some recent accolades and achievements include a 2020 ARIA Awards nomination for Best Children’s Album, with her band ‘Tiptoe Giants’, and being awarded the Cliff Goodchild Scholarship for Conducting.
Meg has a profound respect for the capacity of young people to learn and perform. She is passionate about accessible and inclusive education, and ensuring students have a memorable, versatile, and long-lasting experience making aspirational music with others throughout their school years and beyond.
She is dedicated to collaborating with and mentoring others working to deliver outstanding music education experiences, and she is currently an active serving committee member of the Australian Band and Orchestra Directors Association ‘ABODA’ NSW.
Along with her Bachelor of Music Studies from The Conservatorium and Sydney University, Meg is also a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Macquarie University, and has begun her Master of Teaching.
Meg had a wonderful time conducting a special group of young musicians for the 2021 SYO Summer School, and is thrilled to be back for the 2022 Winter School.