Meredith Tompkins is a composer, teacher, and professional choral singer in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. She holds a bachelor's degree from Dallas Baptist University in Music Theory/Composition and a Master of Arts in Vocal Pedagogy from Texas Woman’s University. She is the founder of Verdigris Ensemble’s annual ION Young Composer Competition and has served on the ensemble’s board of directors as a committee leader and collaborative composer for school outreaches in south Dallas. Meredith's works have been performed by schools and organizations throughout Texas, and have been featured at events such as the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's SOLUNA Festival and the Cambiata Institute of America for Early Adolescent Vocal Music's MS/JH National Conference. Meredith enjoys engaging with the choral community through webinars, articles and outreach initiatives. As a professional choral singer, she has performed regularly with ensembles such as Orpheus Chamber Singers, Verdigris Ensemble, Highland Park Chorale, Incarnatus, Dallas Chamber Choir, and many others.