- M.M., Oboe Performance, University of Washington, 1997
- B.M., Oboe Performance, Eastman School of Music, 1994
Areas of Emphasis or Expertise
- English Horn
- Chamber Music
Applied Oboe Lessons, Member Camas Wind Quintet
Shannon Spicciati enjoys an active performance and teaching career in the Seattle metropolitan area. She has played extensively with the Seattle Symphony and Seattle Opera on oboe and English horn, and has been featured as soloist with SSO on two occasions, performing Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto #2 and William Bergsma’s “In Campo Aperto”.
She has performed with the Oregon Symphony, Oregon Ballet Theatre orchestra, Northwest Sinfonietta, Tacoma Symphony and numerous other ensembles. Ms. Spicciati, with flutist Donna Shin, performed a recital for the National Flute Assn. convention in Kansas City in 2008, and have toured and performed together around the Pacific Northwest. Recently, Ms. Shin and Ms. Spicciati performed their own arrangement of the National Anthem for a Tacoma Rainiers baseball game. She has participated in many festivals, including the Icicle Creek Music Festival in Leavenworth, WA, the Marrowstone Music Festival and the Schlossfestspiele in Heidelberg, Germany.