Resumé – Shane Mickelsen

Shane Mickelsen



West Jordan Symphony

Music Director – November 2015 – Present

The Piano Guys

Aural Music Transcriber – various projects – 2015

Co-arranger for book of Piano Solos – 2015

Cottonwood Heights Symphony

Guest Conductor/Clarinetist (summer 2015)

Utah Philharmonic Orchestra (independent contractor)

Associate Conductor – 2015

Interim Artistic Director – 2014 – 2015

Bass Clarinetist – 2014 – 2015

Music Teacher – American Heritage of South Jordan – 2013 – Present

Choir Director – current

Band Director – current

Orchestra Director – current

Latin Teacher – current

Private Voice Teacher 2012 – Present

Private Music Theory Teacher – 2012 – Present

USU Chamber Singers 2007-2010

Album, Show Me Thy Ways – 2010

Performance at Yale University – 2009

USU Opera Productions

Director/Conductor, The Wolf and the Seven Kids – 2010

Melchior, Amahl and the Night Visitors – 2007

Chorus, Luisa Fernanda -2008

Chorus, Martha – 2008

Chorus, La Rondine – 2009

Vicar, Scenes from Albert Herring – 2010

Pinellino, Gianni Schicchi – 2010

ACDA Men’s Honor Choir 2006

RHS Symphonic Band/Marching Band/Orchestra/Madrigals/A Cappella Choir

Clarinet 2004-2007

Drum Major 2006-2007

Riverton Children’s Choir Member 2000-2003


University of Utah                      2012-2014

Master of Music – Music Composition

Utah State University                2007-2010

Bachelor of Music – Vocal Performance

Private Theory/Composition/Orchestration Study

Christine Mickelsen 2003 – 2007

Sergio Bernal – 2009

Mark Emile – 2009

Steve Roens – 2012-2013

Miguel Chuaqui – 2012-2014

Merrill Jenson – 2015

Voice Study

Gary Sorenson 2004-2007, 2014-2015

Cindy Dewey 2007-2010

Private Violin Study (summer lessons to increase familiarity)

Savanna Seaman – 2014

National Association of Teachers of Singing member

National Association of Music Educators member

Utah Music Educators Association

George N. Parks Drum Major Academy (2006)


University of Utah – Composition Scholarship – 2014

University of Utah – String Quartet Composition Competition Runner-up – 2014

USU – Outstanding Contribution to Opera Award – 2010

USU – Robbins Award Nominee – 2010

USU – Full-Tuition Vocal Scholarship Recipient

USU – Opera Quartet Scholarship Recipient

1st-Place NATS Winner – 2006

2nd-place NATS Winner – 2007

3rd-Place State Fair Classical Music Competition – 2007

3rd-Place State Fair Classical Music Competition – 2006

Eagle Scout Award Recipient

AP Music Theory Test score 5/5


Electronic/commercial music

Skilled with recording/mixing software Logic Pro 9

Finale 2014

Eastwest Symphonic Orchestra Virtual Instrument Library Platinum Plus

Skilled Pianist/Accompanist

Music Arranger/Composer

Orchestral/Choral Conducting

Voice science/pedagogy

Italian language teacher

Latin Language teacher

English Language teacher

English Grammar teacher

Woodwind Instruments (Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone etc.)

LDS Mission – Rome, Italy (2010-2012)


Children’s Opera, The Wolf and the Seven Kids

I Believe, song for solo voice and piano

Piano solo, Campi flegrei

Clarinet Trio, Il regno celeste

Song Cycle, Silvia

I. Silvia

II. La luce che fu

III. Risplenderai

String Quartet No. 1

I. The Window

II. Beyond

III. In Time

Symphonic Poem – Voices (commissioned by Utah Philharmonic Orchestra for Sept. 11 Memorial Concert)

Amazing Grace (Arrangement premiered by Utah Philharmonic Orchestra)

Co-arranger of The Piano Guys’ Book of Intermediate Piano Solos to be published by Hal-Leonard in Late November 2015

Various Orchestral Film Demos created with EastWest virtual instrument library and Logic Pro 9



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