Shannon McGinnis, piano

Shannon McGinnis

Pianist Shannon McGinnis has been recognized for her skilled performances and solid support in partnerships with some of the brightest stars in the classical vocal music world. Recent highlights include appearances with soprano Kiera Duffy, as part the Collaborative Works Festival; tenor Nicholas Phan, on a live broadcast for WFMT’s “Impromptu” series; soprano Deborah Voigt, as part of a star-studded gala performance for Sing for Haiti; and mezzo-soprano Jennifer Rivera, for A Prairie Home Companion, broadcast live from the Ravinia Festival. McGinnis serves as adjunct faculty and vocal coach at the Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University, where, in addition to coaching graduate level vocal performance majors and teaching courses in undergraduate and graduate diction, she has led a popular graduate seminar devoted to modern and contemporary American art song.