Shalanda Hansboro

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Shalanda Hansboro is the Outreach Program Assistant. She supports the Education Coordinator
with day to day operations of the after school programs. She oversees the CAC off-site
programs and provides Teaching Artist and staff support.
Shalanda defines herself as “a perpetual learner and student, instructor, performer, recording
artist, songwriter, wife, mother of two beautiful girls, daughter, friend.”  Born and raised in
Baltimore, Maryland, Shalanda began her musical studies at the Baltimore School for the Arts.
After studying under Robert Cantrell, she graduated and continued her vocal studies in
Opera at The Juilliard School in New York City. Thankful for such voice teachers as Cynthia
Hoffman, Marlena Malas, and Ruth Falcon, she continued in furthering her education and
received her Master’s from The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. 
 
She has appeared in operas, recitals, and has premiered various new compositions. That poised
her to become the recipient of the Peter Mennin Prize, Leontyne Price award recipient and is a
Whitney Houston Scholar and a Rosa Ponselle bronze medalist.
 
Even though Opera is her first love, she has found a true passion for Jazz, Inspirational music,
and gospel. Having appeared on the Bobby Jones Show for a live recording with James Johnson
and The Arkansas Gospel Mass Choir, Shalanda released her first single “Unusual Favour on
November 12, 2014.
 
She is inspired by teaching, learning, practicing, and rehearsing and is thankful for every
opportunity to inspire others with love, kindness, and her heartfelt joy in singing.

CAC Hours

Monday - Friday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Sunday: Closed

Contact

P: 410-636-6597
E: info@chesapeakearts.org

Address

194 Hammonds Lane
Brooklyn Park, MD 21225

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