Meg York is an international performer and clinician in Turkish style clarinet based in Lakewood, Colorado. She has a Performance Degree from the University of New Mexico in Clarinet, Flute and Flamenco Accompaniment and has been a member of dozens of eastern music and dance ensembles over the decades.  She directs the annual Tarab Retreat, is a Lifetime Member of the Eastern European Folklife Center and is a Presenting Member of Society for Ethnomusicology. 

She is an Artist in Residence with Pomegranate Studios, Santa Fe, NM, and Yuval Ron's Unity of the Heart Ensemble, Los Angeles, CA.

She also collaborates with Denver's own Bella Diva Dance, 
local chapter of International Rescue Committee, Denver Spring Institute, and Denver Sister Cities. Meg is honored to be a founding member of the Farabi Persian Ensemble in collaboration with dance ethnographer Shahrzad Khorsandi and David Taylor Zikr Dance blending classical Iranian music and dance with ballet. Meg grew up off-grid near the Village of Los Lunas, New Mexico. 

"Music and dance build community bridges between the past and the future, so vital in our modern times." 


 Meg loves coaching musical styles gathered from global travels:  using rote and note learning, improvisation and composition.

Audiences love her soaring solos and mesmerizing rhythms.