David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences

Lissie Shanahan

Instructor of Flute
(336) 841- 9572
North College Court 233

Lissie Shanahan is the Principal Flutist of the Asheville Symphony, the Piccoloist of the Winston-Salem Symphony, and a member of the Western Piedmont Symphony. In addition to holding these posts, she has held the position of Principal Flute with the Asheville Lyric Opera and has performed with the New World Symphony (FL), Salisbury Symphony (NC), American Singers Opera Project (NC), the Symphony of the Mountains (TN), Carolina Philharmonic (NC), National Repertory Orchestra (CO), and the Sarasota Music Festival (FL).

Lissie is the co-founder and co-director of the Winston-Salem Flute Academy and the Winston-Salem Youth Flute Ensemble where they strive to create well-rounded musicians through extensive collaborative experience. She also has served as Guest Instructor at the Long Island Conservatory, at The Juilliard School Pre-College, and as Adjunct Flute Instructor at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Lissie received her Master of Music from The Juilliard School in 2008 and her Bachelor of Music in 2006 from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She has presented recitals at High Point University, Davidson College, Lenoir-Rhyne University, and St. Mary’s Music Academy in High Point. Lissie has performed as soloist with the Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony, the Blue Lake Festival Orchestra, and the Asheville Symphony. Her other honors include First Prize in the 2003 Detroit Bohemian Concerto Competition and Third Prize in the 2011 Myrna Brown Artist Competition.



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