Instrumental and Vocal Department (Percussion)
Native of Japan, Chihiro Shibayama is a New York City-based freelance percussionist. As an active performer, educator, and co-founder/program coordinator of Multicultural Sonic Evolution (MuSE), her versatility lead to performing for renowned organizations such as Radio City Christmas Spectacular, The Metropolitan Opera, Vancouver Opera, Daytime Emmy’s Award Orchestra, Alarm Will Sound, and more. She has appeared as a substitute percussionist for several Broadway musicals including The Addams Family, Anything Goes, and Cinderella. She received her B.M. and M.M. from The Juilliard School.