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Shiori DeBellis

Orchestra Director

Originally from Japan, she studied at the Tokyo College of Music, where she received a Bachelor of Music degree in composition. She received her B.M. from LIUPost in Music Performance and was a recipient of the Department of Music Award for Service in Instrumental Music. While completing her studies at LIU Post, she performed as a bassist in the LIU Post Wind Symphony, Wind Ensemble, LIU Post Orchestra, and String Ensemble. Shiori is also talented as a jazz bassist, and she participated in and performed with the LIU Post Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combos, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble. She was awarded a Fellowship to the LIU Post Chamber Music Festival in 2014 and 2015 in recognition of her musical talents as a bassist, arranger, and teacher. In addition, she is an arranger for many types of music and has done many arrangements for chamber music associations and TV programs, including the LIU Post String Ensemble, Japanese TV Program, and New York Virtuosi/Kammermusik. She is also a pianist and works as an accompaniment and substitute keyboard player at theaters in the Long Island area.

Aside from music, Shiori enjoys knitting, crocheting, and skiing.


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