Mark Shapiro
Class of 1977 - Honored 2012
Yale University, 1981 B.A., Summa Cum Laude
Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, Diplôme de Direction d’Orchestre
The Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University, Graduate Performance Diploma, Orchestral Conducting
Stonybrook University, D.M.A. Choral Conducting

Career Highlights
St. Cecilia Chorus and Orchestra: Music Director
Cantori New York: Artistic Director
Monmouth Civic Chorus: Artistic Director: 1981-2012
Juilliard Vocal Arts: Guest Conductor
Guggenheim Museum Works & Process: Guest Conductor
American Opera Projects; Center for Contemporary Opera; Underworld Opera: Guest Conductor
Appearances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Le Poisson Rouge, World Financial Center
Choralies Festival in Vaison-la-Romaine, France: Guest Conductor
Nova Sinfonia chamber orchestra in Halifax, Nova Scotia: Guest Conductor
Bridgeport Symphony: Guest Conductor and Cover Conductor
LIU Post: Assistant Professor of Music
Mannes College the New School for Music: Conducting Faculty
European American Musical Alliance in Paris, France: Director, Conducting Program
Three ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming
ASCAP Alice Parker Award
Four commercial recordings on the Albany, Arsis, Newport Classics, and PGM labels
PBS television: conducted the soundtrack for several episodes of Ric Burns' special on New York City
WQXR and WNYC: several appearances