Ryan Shannon, violin
Ryan Shannon appeared on Show 243, recorded in October 2011, at age 19.
Show 243 bio:
The From the Top Alumni String Quartet consists of 22-year-old violinist Tessa Lark from Cincinnati, OH, 19-year-old violinist Ryan Shannon from Boulder, CO, 18-year-old violist Clayton Penrose-Whitmore from Evanston, IL, and 22-year-old cellist Michael Dahlberg from Philadelphia, PA. All quartet members study at the New England Conservatory. Tessa was on From the Top Show 93 in Cincinnati as a soloist with the Starling Chamber Orchestra. Clayton appeared on Shows 191, 200, and 218 and was the 2008 Sphinx 1st Place Laureate, Junior Division. Ryan was featured on Show 187 and is a participant of From the Top’s Center for the Development of Arts Leaders. Michael was on Show 158 and is also a participant of the Center for the Development of Arts Leaders.