Marc Shapiro

Marc Shapiro has partnered with vocalists and instrumentalists including John Mack, Timothy Day, David Wilson-Johnson, Geraldine Walther, and William Bennett. He is Principal Keyboard of the California Symphony, and from 1984 to 2003 he was SFS Chorus accompanist. With the SFS he has toured Europe, Asia, and the US, and performed Stravinsky’s Les Noces, Saint-SaĆ«ns’s Carnival of the Animals, Martin’s Petite Symphonie concertante,and James P. Johnson’s Yamekraw. In 1998 he accompanied the City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus on tour in the US and Canada. Mr. Shapiro performs frequently with Composer’s Inc., Chamber Music Sundaes, Sierra Chamber Music Society, Mainly Mozart Festival (San Diego), and the Mohonk Festival. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Peabody Conservatory and is on the faculty at Mills College.

(June 2013)