Leah Megli is a transplant to Charleston from Bloomington, Illinois, where she graduated with a BME from Illinois Wesleyan University. Having studied collaborative piano under Dr. Kent Cook and Mrs. Eva Ferguson, and voice under Metropolitan Opera tenor Harold Meers, and New York City Opera tenor Scott Flaherty, Mrs. Megli has held accompanist positions at a variety of programs and universities. She is an in-demand pianist and music director for many Charleston area theaters, including Midtown Productions (Pippin, Cats, Godspell), Footlight Players (The Last Five Years, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), WhatIf? Productions (Cabaret, Evil Dead the Musical), and Village Repertory (My Fair Lady, Dogfight, Sweeney Todd). Mrs. Megli
served as the music director for the Normal (Illinois) Parks and Recreation summer theater program from 2012-2016 (Les Miserables, The Secret Garden, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Oliver!, Xanadu) and is currently a director and MD at Musical Theater Center, as well as the resident music technique teacher, . A stage veteran, she has recently appeared as Jenny in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Sandrine and Gayle in Almost,Maine, Jennifer in Comapny, and Eliza Doolittle in Pygmalion. In addition, she has had the privilege of singing with the Taylor Festival Choir, accompanying the Singers of Summerville, and performing with her husband, Daniel, an operatic tenor and voice teacher at College of Charleston.