Marika Anthony-Shaw is a Canadian violist/violinist who was a touring member of the band Arcade Fire and played viola on their albums Neon Bible and The Suburbs.
Prior to her current role, she was an Orchestra (Strings) teacher at Lindsay Place High Schoolin the West Island of Montreal. She has also played viola on the albums Set Yourself on Fire by Stars and Recording a Tape the Colour of the Light by Bell Orchestre.
She is also a member of the Montreal group Silver Starling, who released their self-titled debut in 2009 on Last Gang Records. She plays keyboard and sings backing vocals for the band.