Shannon Vandzura enjoys a vibrant freelance career in the Northeast region. She frequently performs with the New York Philharmonic, Richmond Symphony, Albany Symphony, Williamsburg Symphony, as well as many other top tier orchestras. She was a flute fellow at Spoleto Festival USA in 2019 & 2020 and spent the summer of 2017 & 2018 as a flute fellow at Tanglewood Music Center working with musicians in the Boston Symphony. She graduated from the Manhattan School of Music in the prestigious Orchestral Performance program in 2020. She graduated with her Masters from the Manhattan School of Music in 2018 under the tutelage of Robert Langevin and received her Bachelors from the Hartt School in 2016 under Janet Arms. When not playing the flute, she loves to spend time with her husband and two adorable kitties!