Our 51st Year

Robyn Bell
Emilio and Cara Colón
Jonathan Godfrey
Rachel Halvorson
Stephen Hamilton
Mary Jo Heath
Thorwald Jřrgensen
Ann Morrison
NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players
Richard Sherman
Vijay Venkatesh
Matthew Vickers


Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman is professor of flute at the Michigan State University College of Music where he was recently honored for a comprehensive and sustained record of excellence in creative activities, instruction and outreach. Active as a soloist, orchestral musician, and recitalist, Sherman is a dynamic performer of outstanding dramatic power.

He is principal flute with the Chautauqua (New York) Symphony Orchestra, the International Chamber Orchestra of Puerto Rico, the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, and the Jackson Symphony Orchestra, and former principal flute with the Rochester (New York) Philharmonic Orchestra. He has given performances with the Chicago Symphony, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, and the Toronto Symphony.

His work as a soloist includes the Columbus Symphony, the Rochester Philharmonic, and the Chautauqua Symphony. Sherman is the founding artistic director of the Absolute Music Chamber Series in Old Town Lansing, a nonprofit organization which presents eclectic interactive outreach concerts.