Former tenor and Musical Director for the internationally acclaimed group The Ten Tenors, Shannon toured full-time for six years, performing an average of 250 shows per year across five continents.
Recorded a Platinum-selling album 'Here's To The Heroes' at Abbey Road Studios with the London Symphony Orchestra and launched the album performing at the Royal Albert Hall.
Shannon has recorded with Sting’s guitarist, Dominic Miller. American drummer, Vinnie Colaiuta. ‘Songwriters Hall OF Fame’ lyricist, Don Black OBE, and Academy Award & Golden Globe winner, John Barry OBE.
Shannon has worked with Australia’s Guy Sebastian and Paulini Curuenavuli. John Foreman OAM, Chong Lim AM, James Morrison AM, & Producer, Ken Laing AM. He has toured with Country star Jasmine Rae, and has been the Musical Director for Andrew O’Keefe’s ‘SHOUT’ national tour and for the 2013 winner of The Voice, Harrison Craig.
Shannon continues to work with Australia’s Got Talent Winner, Mark Vincent, as his Musical Director for over 11 years. In 2021, Shannon will be conducting the Australian Symphony Orchestra for Mark Vincent’s National Tour – ‘West End to Broadway’
Shannon is currently Head Music Lecturer at JMC Academy, Sydney.
2019 Musical Director for the national tour of Andrew O'Keefe 'Shouts' Johnny O'Keefe Show starring channel 7's Andrew O'Keefe.
Musical Director and piano accompanist for the Australian tour for Jasmine Rae supporting the international country singer Granger Smith at the Groundwater Country Music Festival.
Musical Director and piano accompanist for the 'King's of Vegas' national tour with Harrison Craig, the 2013 winner of Australia's 'The Voice'.
Musical Director and piano accompanist for the Marina Prior & Mark Vincent Show, touring in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth. He continues his seven-year collaboration as musical director for the 2009 Australia’s Got Talent winner, Mark Vincent.
In 2015, Shannon was the Musical Director and orchestra manager for the Sydney season of Avenue Q – The Musical held at the Enmore Theatre.
Nominated for Best Musical Director by the Canberra Area Theatre (CAT) Awards for So Popera’s production of Little Shop of Horrors that performed at the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre.
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Mixing live tracks, editing audio stems and creating vocal cues with tempo changes for both studio recording and live performance sessions