Saturday, June 6, 2009

My Resume

Somebody asked me to post it, so here it is:

(Director credits in bold)

Choir Master, Organist, Pianist: St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church 2007- present

Youth Sunday Music Director: All Saints Episcopal Church 2005-2007

Music Director, Soloist, Pianist: Unity Church of Portland 2005-2007

Riff, “West Side Story” in concert: Central Oregon Music Festival 2000

Musical Director, Pianist: “Gershwin Revue” Jasmine Tree Productions 2000

Cantor, Chorus Section Leader: All Saints Episcopal, Portland OR 1999 – 2005

Music Director, Chorister: Portland Chorus, SPEBSQSA 1998 – present

Soloist, Tenor Section Leader: Portland Symphonic Choir 1997 – present

Soloist, Chorister: Choral Cross Ties 1995 – 2002

Tolloler, “Iolanthe”: Jasmine Tree Productions 1995

Guest Director, Soloist, Chorister: Oregon Repertory Singers 1993–1996

Chorister, “Hello Dolly”: The Musical Company, Portland 1991

Interview Host, 13 episodes: Citizens Commission Human Rights, OR 1989

Musical Director, Singer: Dickens Carolers, Portland OR 1985 – 1995

Pierrot, “Pierrot & Pirouette”: Portland Arts Council 1983

Paul, “Silent Night, Lonely Night”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1982

Buffalo Bill, “The Wild West Show”: American Touring Company 1979

Amiens, Music Director “As You Like It”: San Jose State University 1979

Music Director, Composer "Madwoman of Challiot": San Jose University 1979

Gherardo, “Gianni Schicchi”: San Jose State University 1978

Dancer, “Dance in America”: San Jose State University 1977

Chorister, “Carmen”: San Jose State University 1977

Archy, Musci Director, “Archy & Mehitabel”: San Jose State University 1977

Chorister, Chamber Choir: San Jose State University 1977 – 1979

Judas, Music Director “Jesus Christ, Superstar”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1976

Scapino, Music Director, “Compagnie Santi Ostinati”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1976

Jeffrey, Music Director, “Godspell”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1975

Chorister: California Honors Choir 1975

Narrator, “Antigone”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1974

Barnaby, “Sing Out Sweet Land”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1974

Chorister, “Cosi Fan Tutti”: U.C. Santa Cruz 1974

George, “Of Mice and Men”: Santa Cruz High School 1975

Butler, “The Man Who Came To Dinner”: Santa Cruz High School 1973

Chorister, “Wizard of Oz”: Big Sur Community Theatre 1971

Little Boy, “Curious Savage”: Lompoc Community Theatre 1962


1976 “Best Male Lead in A Musical,” California Association of Community Theatres
1974 & 1975 “Honorable Mentions for Male Lead,” CACT
1979 “Bachelor of Music with Great Distinction”, San Jose State University

1977 “Associate of Theatre Arts with Highest Honors,” Cabrillo College, California


Music: direction, composition, arranging; organ, piano, vocals, vocal coach; sound design & engineering; dance, choreography; Medical: physical therapy; bookkeeping, accounting, terminology management; Computers: repair, maintenance, many website, office & networking applications.

Gary Shannon

Lyric Tenor /Counter Tenor

5’10”, 185 lbs.

Coloration: Fair

Hair: Brown but disappearing