Meg Burstow is a versatile Brisbane-based pianist with ten years of professional experience as a performer, accompanist, collaborator, and educator. A Conservatorium Medallist (2018) and graduate of the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University where she studied both Classical and Jazz Piano, Meg is now a sought-after session musician in a broad range of styles including jazz, pop, classical, musical theatre, and world fusion music.
Meg is currently engaged as a collaborative pianist at the Queensland Ballet, a choral accompanist at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, and a piano teacher at St Laurence's College. She also plays regularly as a soloist and band member for corporate events and private functions, with past clients including the Queensland Government, Queensland Ballet, Griffith University, and QANTAS.
As a Musical Director, rehearsal pianist, and keys player, Meg has worked on shows including Women in Voice, The Italian Tenors, Blue: The Songs of Joni Mitchell, Hunky Dory: The Music of David Bowie, Beautiful Noise: The Life & Music of Neil Diamond, All Together Now, and Take Me to Paris. Past musical productions include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Strictly Ballroom, Mamma Mia, and Pirates of Penzance.
Meg performs regularly with Queensland Music Award-winning Indian fusion artist Menaka, who is due to release her second album in 2024 (listen here). Recent performance highlights include Woodford Folk Festival and QPAC's Songs of Hope 2023.
Interview with Anna Kho, creator of the Musicians Unmuted podcast
Nov 5, 2021