Mrs. Mary Bassett Shemon

Flute, Suzuki Early Childhood Education Teacher

Mary Bassett Shemon

SAA Member


Roeland Park, KS
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Mary Bassett Shemon teaches flute and Suzuki Early Childhood Education at the Kansas City Suzuki Academy. In addition to frequently performing with the Kansas City Symphony at the Kauffman Center of the Performing Arts, Ms. Shemon has also performed with the Saint Louis Symphony, the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, and the Missouri Symphony. During the 2017-2018 school year, Ms. Shemon held the Lecturer of Flute position at the University of Kansas—Lawrence. A passionate supporter of her local community, Ms. Shemon is the President of the Heart of America Suzuki Association and is on the board of directors for the Kansas City Flute Association.

Ms. 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.

To enroll in lessons with Ms. Shemon please visit the Kansas City Suzuki Academy at: