Saturday, June 6, 2009

My Resume

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

(Director credits in bold)

Assistant Choir Director, Soloist: 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, Chorister, Arranger, Section Leader: Portland Symphonic Choir 1997 – present
Soloist, Chorister: Choral Cross Ties 1995 – 2002
Magician, "Emperor's New Clothes": Broadway Rose Theater, Tigard OR 1996
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, Composer “Pierrot & Pirouette”: Group at Hand & Portland Arts Council 1983
Music Director, Judas, “Jesus Christ, Superstar”: Group At Hand, Portland OR 1982
Staging Director, "Midsummer Night's Dream": Group At Hand, Portland OR 1981
Paul, “Silent Night, Lonely Night”: Group At Hand, Portland OR 1980
Buffalo Bill, “The Wild West Show”: American Touring Company 1979
Composer, Music Director, Amiens “As You Like It”: San Jose State University 1979
Composer, Music Director-Pianist, "Madwoman of Challiot": San Jose State U 1979
Gherardo, “Gianni Schicchi”: San Jose State University Opera 1978
Dancer, “Dance in America”: San Jose State University 1977
Chorister, “Carmen” & "My Fair Lady": San Jose State University 1977
Music Director, Archy “Archy & Mehitabel”: San Jose State University 1977
Chorister, Chamber Choir, Soloist: San Jose State University 1977 – 1979
Music Director,
Judas “Jesus Christ, Superstar”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1976
Quartet Tenor and Coach, "The Music Man":  Cabrillo College, CA 1976

Scapino, Composer, “Compagnie Santi Ostinati”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1976
Music Director, Jeffrey “Godspell”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1975
Chorister: California Honors Choir 1975
Narrator, “Antigone”: Group At Hand, Santa Cruz CA 1974
Barnaby, Recorded Pianist “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 1974
Boy Chorister, "Bernstein's Mass":  San Francisco Opera 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 Theater Arts with Highest Honors,” Cabrillo College, Aptos, California

Music: direction, composition, arranging; organ, piano, vocals, vocal coach; sound design & engineering; dance, choreography,percussion; 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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