Marika Shaw

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Marika Shaw
Birth name Marika Anthony Shaw
Genres Indie rock, baroque pop, indie pop, classical music
Instruments Viola, violin
Associated acts Arcade Fire, Silver Starling

Marika Anthony-Shaw is a Canadian violist/violinist who was a touring member of the band Arcade Fire[1] 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.[2] 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.

Silver Starling[edit]

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.


  1. ^ Long, April (28 August 2010). "Arcade Fire take The Suburbs to The Daily Show". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 28 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Lalonde, Marc (2007). "The Magic of Music" (PDF). The Chronicle West Island. Retrieved 7 January 2011.