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 School.[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.