Shannon Mustard

Elgin, Scotland, United Kingdom

Oberlin Conservatory, Bachelor of Music 2021
DePaul University, Master of Music (will graduate 2023)

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Shannon’s main teachers include Yumi Sasaki (Chetham’s School of Music), Sibbi Bernhardsson (Oberlin), and Janet Sung (DePaul). As well as her performance degree from Oberlin, she also received a minor in German. In Chicago, Shannon teaches at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, has performed with the 5th Wave Collective and the Northbrook Symphony Orchestra, and has enjoyed finding ways to perform Scots fiddle music.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I have a 3rd Dan black belt in Taekwondo

Name three of your favorite composers:
Jessie Montgomery, Dmitri Shostakovich, Florence Price

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
Bake or go to the gym

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
Playing great music with friends, meeting new people, and being in Breckenridge