Shawn began touring at age 9 with the Land of Lakes Choirboys, and hasn’t stopped since. He wears many hats in the music and theater scene including: singer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, educator, actor, and front man for the 7th Day Buskers. Shawn has worked with the legendary Marvin Hamlisch, and tours regularly with Steve Poltz and Tim Flannery. In 1999 Shawn became a founding instructor at the Youth Arts Academy in San Diego’s Carmel Valley where he built the in-house recording studio and created a Rock Band Program and a Songwriting/Producing Camp. Shawn earned a Radio and Television Broadcasting Degree from Brown Institute in Minneapolis, and a certificate from the California Recording School in San Francisco.