James Shaw is currently a violist in Boulder Chamber Orchestra and Greely Philharmonic. He is a violist and chamber musician with the Mercury Ensemble.
Mr. Shaw formerly held viola positions with Florida Grand Opera and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.
James has previously taught violin, viola and chamber music at Rice University’s Shepherd school preparatory department as well as string programs in New Orleans, Pittsburgh, and Colorado.
Mr. Shaw holds a bachelors in music performance from University of Denver and Masters in performance from Rice University. He also held a quartet fellowship from Kent State University studying with the Miami and Miro String Quartets. There he received a masters in orchestral conducting.