Visiting Assistant Professor
Eugene C. Eppley Fine Arts Building (EP)
Shannon Salyards Burton has been engaged as soprano soloist with organizations such as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, Canterbury Voices and Oklahoma City Philharmonic, Tulsa Chorale and Tulsa Symphony, Boston Orpheus Ensemble, Boston’s Back Bay Chorale, Masterworks Chorale and Metropolitan Chorale, the New Music Ensemble of Boston, and at the White Mountain Bach Festival in New Hampshire. Closer to home, she has been engaged as a soloist with Opera Omaha, Northwest Iowa Symphony Orchestra, Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, Sioux County Oratorio Chorus, Missouri River Choral Society, the Hastings Symphony Orchestra, in recital for the Sioux City Chamber Music Association and National Music Museum, and for numerous other events. Her professional ensemble credits include the Handel & Haydn Society and Opera Boston. She also runs one of Siouxland’’s largest private voice studios. Shannon earned her M.M. in voice performance from Boston University and her B.M. in voice performance from St. Olaf College with additional study at the University of Miami Summer Vocal Program in Salzburg, Austria.