Shannon Tyrrell – Musical Director

Most of Shannon’s time is spent performing the duties of Director of Music at Shawnigan Lake School. She tends to the administrative needs of the department while teaching three choirs, music directing a major musical each year, and offering private piano and voice lessons. As a musician and an educator, she has enjoyed a wide variety of musical experiences including performing, competing, touring, song-writing, recording, conducting, directing, teaching, and accompanying.

Past show favourites include How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, The Last Five Years, and Kiss Me, Kate. Career highlights include staging the immense and fabulous musical Hairspray which earned critical acclaim and a Cowichan Genie award, and seeing her Chamber Choir win the coveted Richard W. Cooke 1st place choral award at the BC Provincial Festival in 2013. At the end of a long day of rousing rehearsals and mentoring the future stars of Canada, Shannon enjoys spending time at home with her family.