Pianist/vocalist, Shannon Thue, performs professionally throughout the Vancouver area and across Canada and the United States. She plays in various groups, including the Shannon Thue Trio, the funk band Deep End and the traditional jazz band Mighty Aphrodite.
In the last few years she has performed in Niagara Falls, ON, Regina, SK, Edmonton, AB, Los Angeles, CA, at festivals in Fresno, CA, Three Rivers, CA, Prosser, WA, Elkhart, IN, Mammoth Lakes, CA, Medford, OR, and San Diego, CA, and on two weeklong cruises to the Caribbean and Mexico. 2010 will mark the seventh year her trio has performed in the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.
Shannon holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies from Capilano College in North Vancouver and was the first ever recipient of CBC/Radio Canada's "Jazz Award of Merit." Her trio has played in the Vancouver International Jazz Festival yearly since 2004 and has recently released their first album, The Road Less Travelled, consisting mainly of original material.
In addition to performing, Shannon enjoys teaching, accompanying, arranging, and composing.