Megan Venables


Born and raised in Ottawa, Megan first started playing trumpet at 12 years old. Megan was involved in the Ottawa youth jazz scene playing in the Ottawa Junior Jazz Band, Nepean All City Jazz Band, and studying with Nick Dyson. While attending university, she kept up her chops by playing in the Queen’s Jazz Ensemble. Megan returned to Ottawa in 2020 to start her nursing career, and has been a member of the Phoenix Big Band since fall 2021.