about Me

Kansas City flutist, Mary Bassett Shemon is in high demand as a performer and clinician throughout the Midwest. In addition to frequently performing with the Kansas City Symphony, Mary also occasionally performs with the Saint Louis Symphony and the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas. During the 2017-2018 school year Mary enjoyed working as Lecturer of Flute at the University of Kansas - Lawrence. A passionate performer and teacher, Mrs. Shemon enjoys working with students of all ages.

Mrs. Shemon received her Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University and her Master of Music from the University of Southern California. Among her teachers are Mark Sparks and Jennifer Nitchman of the Saint Louis Symphony, Jim Walker of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, as well as Richard Graef and Walfrid Kujala of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra