Shannon Wood

Cityscape
7:45 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Six Months In: STL Symphony Principal Timpanist Shannon Wood On Upcoming Concert & His New Role

Shannon Wood, Principal Timpanist of the St. Louis Symphony.
Courtesy St. Louis Symphony

When Shannon Wood assumed the role of Principal Timpanist of the St. Louis Symphony last September, he had big shoes to fill.  His predecessor Richard Holmes had been in the position for 41 years before his death in 2011.  Wood never met his predecessor but was well aware of his reputation and was humbled to accept the position.

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