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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
December 21, 2014

Canadian Excellence

Lorin Shalanko

Coach Accompanist, Voice and Saxophone

Contact Information
Email: lshalanko@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-1970 ext.4556

Office Location: A434

Academic Background

B.Mus. Honors in Performance, Wilfrid Laurier University

Biography

Lorin is a much sought out pianist in the community providing instruction, accompaniment and coaching to the many local musicians on their way to making their mark in the recital, competition and performance world.

He regularly collaborates with Leslie Fagan, Jenn Enns-Modolo, Amy Waller and othermusicians and dancers ofWilfred Laurier University, the University of Waterloo, Conrad Grebel, Eastwood Collegiate Institute, Sir John A. MacDonald High School, the KW Strings School, Carousel Dance Company, Royal Academy of Dance and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

Internationally, Lorin's career has taken him to France, where he lived and worked for several years. While overseas, he taught privately and accompanied for various soloists and choirs. Lorin was invited to perform as a solo artist inthe countriesFrance, Italy, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Lorin Shalanko holds an honours degree in Piano Performance from Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo Canada. After graduation he studied with Martin Katz at the University of Michigan.

Passionate about his vocation at Wilfrid Laurier University, he continues to coach, accompany and perform. In a position he finds equally rewarding, Lorin is a committedteacher and instructor to the students of The Beckett School of Music in Kitchener, Ontario.