The works of composer Laurence Sherr have received performances in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America, and the Caribbean, including in 30 states across the U.S. An array of awards recognize his compositions.
The creation of Holocaust-memorial compositions and Holocaust remembrance events, along with international lecturing, research, and teaching, are activities related to his interest in music and the Holocaust. Other areas of creative work include pieces for solo performers and music inspired by nature. His music for flute and percussion is covered in the Florida State University doctoral treatise “Laurence Sherr: Chamber Music for Flute”.
Sherr is the founder and clarinetist of the Atlanta band
Music of Resistance and Survival: A Holocaust Remembrance Concert (3/23/15)
Sonata for Cello and Piano–Mir zaynen do!
YouTube videos-Sherr compositions
Resources: Music and the Holocaust
Music and Holocaust lectures
Dr. Laurence Sherr
Professor of Music
Kennesaw State University
School of Music
491 Bartow Ave., #3201
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
MacDowell Colony residency, Peterborough, New Hampshire, 2002. Photo
by Joanna E. Morrissey.