Angela Shankar


Faculty Mentor

Angela Shankar is an active clarinetist and music educator in New York City. You can see and hear Angela on screen as a featured soloist on the Golden Globe awarded Amazon series, Mozart in the Jungle. In addition to performing regularly with The Chelsea Symphony, she is a member of the Swedish-American ensemble Quartet Kalos and the NYC-based reed trio, Reeds Amis. Quartet Kalos has toured in Sweden, Boston, and New York, most recently as part of the Inscriptions Tour in 2016. Reeds Amis performed at the IDRS Conference in Tokyo and recently recorded the lost chamber music of the female French composer, Fernande Decruck. Angela is currently organizing a chamber concert series on Rikers Island, New York City’s main jail complex housing over 10,000 inmates. A passionate educator, Angela is a faculty mentor for the Harmony Program and a teaching artist with In The Pocket NYC.

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