Shana Oshiro

Soprano
   USA

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EDUCATION, TEACHERS, COACHES

Master’s in Music Therapy 2021, Shenandoah Conservatory, Winchester, VA

Bachelor’s Equivalency in Music Therapy 2013, Shenandoah Conservatory, Winchester, VA

Bachelor of Art, Class of 2009, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

Marquita Lister, Ah Hong, Francois Loup, Hope Clarke, Alethea Burt, Vincent Dion Stringer, Betty Ridgeway, Lisa Eden

Damon Ploumis, Erkki Korhonen, Richard Crittenden, Noriko Yasuda, Dr. Russell Young, Dr. Samuel Springer

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

              Opera Ebony Vocal Competition 5th Place Winner

Shenandoah Conservatory Soloist Competition 2012; NBPWC Vocal Competition, 2009

Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Morgan State University 2009; 

 Miss Maryland 2007, Miss Maryland Overall Talent Winner, Miss America Finalist    Scholarship

Regent Scholar, Morgan State University, 2004-2008

Laurel Oratorio Society Scholarship Competition, 2002

OPERA/THEATRE

 Mother Abbess       The Sound of Music   Riverside Dinner Theater

Clara         Porgy and Bess                                      Morgan State University Opera

Miss Silver           The Impresario                                     Bel Cantanti Opera Festival

Lucy/Treemonisha (US)           Treemonisha                         Washington Savoyards Opera

Fiordiligi       Cosi fan Tutte                                     Lyric Opera Studio Weimar

Cinderella                         Into the Woods                                         ArtsCentric, Baltimore, MD

Ensemble                                         Porgy and Bess                                Opera Philadelphia, AGMA

Ensemble       BSO Sci-Fi Spectacular Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble         BSO Holiday Spectacular            Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Ensemble               Margaret Garner     Opera Philadelphia, AGMA

Lola Markham                         Moore: Gallantry                           Morgan State University Opera 

Monica                                      Menotti: The Medium                              Morgan State University Opera 

Sister Margaretta                                The Sound of Music               Second Star Production

SOLOIST, CHORAL ENGAGEMENTS

         

Featured Artist: Songs of Identity        Sparks and Wiry Cries

New York City, NY

Featured Concert  Artist                    CAAPA                       Fort Washington, MD

Featured Artist/Soloist           Handel Choir of Baltimore. Baltimore, MD 21253

Concert Series

Soloist, Ghedini Concerto Spirituale  Third Practice Concert Series   Frederick, MD 2018

Tavener’s Three Poems of             Third Practice Ensemble   Washington, DC 2013

George Herbert         

Section Leader/Soloist           St. Jane Frances de Chantal   Bethesda, MD

Section Leader           Holy Cross Catholic Church   Bethesda, MD   

Frederick Presbyterian Church          Soloist, Substitute Choir Director                  Frederick, MD  2012

                St. Bernard’s Catholic Church           Substitute Choir Director                               Bethesda, MD   2012

                 Church of the Redeemer                    Assistant Choir Director/Accompanist         Frederick, MD   2011

                Heritage United Church of Christ      Soprano Section Leader/Soloist                     Baltimore, MD   2005-2010

Soloist                           Dance Bmore   Baltimore, MD

SINGING GROUPS

HALO, Barbershop Quartet             HALO, Inc. Baltimore, MD

Bella Diva , Soprano                        Soprano Trio of Modern Music                 New York, NY          

Epic Quartet, Bass                           Harmony, Inc. Barbershop                     Alexandria, VA

                The Regressions,                              Oldies and Motown                             Boston, MA

                soloist and group        

 

                  

TELEVISION/RECORDINGS

It’s Epic Bass/Soloist                 Epic Quartet

An Evening Of Love Songs                Ensemble                                           Chip Weinman and Sheena Easton

Bernstein: Mass                                  Chorus                                                Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

 

PROGRAMS

Solfest Opera Seminar       Summer  2005

Crittenden Opera Studio     Summer 2006

FSU Study Abroad, Florence- Italian Language      Summer 2008

Lyric Opera Studio Weimar     Summer 2009

Virginia Lyric Opera Company- From the Conductor’s Perspective     Spring    2013

Shana Oshiro,soprano ,introducing herself
The semi-final round video
The first round video