MAURA SHAWN SCANLIN is working on her undergraduate degree at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA, where she studies violin performance with Lucy Chapman. At NEC, Maura Shawn is a part of several ensembles including the NEC orchestra, chamber groups, and contemporary improvisation ensembles. Maura Shawn has been a finalist or award winner in several state, national and international competitions and has appeared as a soloist with the Asheville Symphony and the Charlotte Youth Symphony. She also was selected to be concermaster of NC All State Honors Orchestra and the NC Western Regional Honors Orchestra. As a three time US National Scottish Fiddling Champion Maura Shawn was invited to compete in the prestigious Glenfiddich Fiddle Competition in Pitlochry, Scotland, of which she was crowned champion.