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Shio Tepper

Shio Tepper


Shio Tepper



Shio is a multi-instrumental performer, composer, singer-songwriter, music and artistic director, vocal director, recording artist, lyricist and educator. She is currently based in New York City and originally from Santa Barbara, California, and is actively working throughout California and New York. She is currently attending the Berklee College of Music NYC, pursuing an M.A. in Creative Media and Technology with an emphasis in Writing and Design for Musical Theatre, and graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2014 with a degree in Ethnomusicology. With extensive formal training in classical piano and substantial experience in various genres, Shio is fluent in many styles on piano, keys, guitar, and voice.

Shio is passionate about the ways in which creative expression and music can be a vessel for promoting and creating social equity and interpersonal healing. Her creative and professional work is rooted in this passion and the desire to continue to give back to the creative community that helped her to become who she is today.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Community Theatre
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree


  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • LA/Southern California

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Maestra Expertise

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Theatrical Bookwriter
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Music Assistant
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Instrumentalist/Pit Musician
  • Music Transcriber
  • Keyboard Programmer
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Music Producer/Record Producer
  • Audition Pianist
  • Classroom Music Teacher
  • Class/Voice Lesson/Rehearsal Pianist
  • Rehearsal Pianist

Primary Instruments

  • Guitar - acoustic
  • Guitar - electric
  • Harpsichord/Clavichord
  • Piano
  • Voice

Additional Instruments

  • Banjo
  • Bass - electric
  • Bass - upright
  • Electronic/Computer Music
  • Percussion
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Ukulele


  • Ableton
  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Sibelius

Additional Skills

  • Theatrical Producer
  • Singer/Performer
  • Film Scoring
  • Arts Administration
  • Home Studio Whiz


  • MUSE

Person of Color?

  • Yes