Fulbright to Argentina

Teagan Faran

A violinist and native of Buffalo, NY, Teagan Faran is a multidisciplinary musician focused on enacting social change through the arts...

Fulbright Student Study/Research

Teagan Faran

A violinist and native of Buffalo, NY, Teagan Faran is a multidisciplinary musician focused on enacting social change through the arts. In March 2019, she began her Fulbright grant in Argentina, studying music and identity in Buenos Aires. She will remain there for nine months, playing with the Tango Orchestra at UNA and the Orquestra Escuela de Emilio Balcarce as she researches how communities are built and strengthened by the performing arts. Faran has recorded with the Buffalo Tango Orkestra and works closely with the University Musical Society in Ann Arbor, MI. Faran has recently served as concertmaster of the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra and the Ann Arbor Camerata (AAC). As a soloist, Faran has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Greater Buffalo Youth Orchestra ,and the University of Vermont Symphony. Administratively, she has held internship positions in the Marketing and Education Departments of the Buffalo Philharmonic, and Education and Concerts/Touring with Jazz at Lincoln Center. Having recently graduated from the University of Michigan, Faran is currently based in Ann Arbor, MI, where she directs the performance arts ensemble Red Shoe Company. Teagan is also proud to be a 2018/19 Lumos Fellow at Turn The Spotlight, a foundation empowering leaders to create a more equitable future in the arts.