Saturday, June 6, 2009

My Resume

Somebody asked me to post it, so here it is, updated for September 2018

(Director credits in bold)

Soloist, Assistant Choir Director: Marylhurst Choral Union 2016-2018
Pirelli, "Sweeney Todd": Marylhurst University Opera 2018
Fairfax, "Yeomen of the Guard": Marylhurst University Opera 2017
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
Recital Soloist, "Iphigenia in Brooklyn" etc: Community Music Center April 1 2006
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, Arranger, 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, Music 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; accounting, billing, management; Computers: repair, maintenance, many website, office & networking applications. 

Gary Shannon
Lyric Tenor / Counter Tenor
5’10”, 195 lbs.
Coloration: Fair
Hair: Brown and disappearing

Bios: 2012 2018

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