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Shelby J Blezinger-McCay

Shelby J Blezinger-McCay

Biography

Shelby is a New York City-based passionate soloist, chamber player, educator, and experimental percussionist. Shelby is a graduate from the University of North Texas with a Master’s in Percussion Performance with emphasis on Contemporary Performance Practice. She has also received a bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Auburn University. She has been grateful to have recently performed and collaborated with the New York Virtuosi, Sō Percussion, Distinguished Concerts International Orchestra, the World Percussion Group, and more. She currently performs with her chamber trio, Troika and with Aladdin on Broadway. She has performed across the world including USA, Poland, and China as a soloist and chamber percussionist. She serves as Operations Director for Sō Percussion and Program Coordinator for the Sō Percussion Summer Institute.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Education

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Music Assistant
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution
  • Other

My Primary Instrument

  • Percussion

My Instruments

  • Drums
  • Percussion

Software

  • Ableton
  • Finale
  • MainStage

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)

Pronouns

  • She/Her