Morgan Hunkele has been a prizewinner in the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, the Charlotte Steinway Piano Competition, the Greensboro Euterpe Club Instrumental Competition, the Triad Institute Young Artist Competition, the North Carolina Bach Festival Young Artist Competition and, for three consecutive years, the North Carolina MTNA Piano Competitions.
She has appeared as a guest artist in the Music for a Great Space Concert series, as a soloist with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, as a returning guest artist of the North Carolina Bach Festival, and as a featured pianist alongside the Winston-Salem Festival Ballet for the performance of three Rakowski etudes. As a collaborative artist, Hunkele works with soprano Elizabeth Pacheco Rose and her students at Wake Forest. She has also given solo and lecture recitals in Winston-Salem and Concord, North Carolina.
Hunkele is currently an undergraduate student at UNCSA. She began her piano studies at age eleven under the instruction of Char Solomon. Her other major teachers include Dylan Savage and her current instructor, Dmitri Shteinberg. She has studied and performed at Meadowmount School of Music, Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, Brevard Music Center and the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival.