Q&A with Shane
Which musician would you like to play with?
Beethoven, Yo-Yo Ma, Ray Manzerek, Elton John, Freddy Murcury, Joshua Bell, Andrea Bocelli...
Which musician has influenced you the most?
What can you teach me better on your instrument than any other teacher?
How did you learn to play your instrument?
A lifetime of study and practice
What equipment do you play on today?
Usually my Yamaha upright, but also some keyboards
Which personal trait helped you the most while practicing?
How do you handle children?
Very well. I have experience teaching all ages.
What has been your greatest experience as a musician so far?
Composing music for film and television!
What was the biggest stage you played on?
A Piano concert at the University of Oregon.
Which record would you take with you to the desert island?
Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Besides music, what else is important in your life?
Spirituality, history, fitness, health, animals, compassion, connection.
Classical, Rock, Fantasy, Anime, Pop, EDM
Level(s) Comfortable Teaching
Beginner through advanced
What languages can you teach in?
What's your age?
Bands, Projects, Notable Performances, Collaborations
4 film scores for Lifetime Channel, as well as several commercial credits, as well as several timelapses for Time Storm films.
Other Music-related work / goals
Composing. Main goal is to improve engineering skills
art, hiking, camping, exercise, history, philosophy, architecture, nature, science