Laurence Sherr
     

Fall 2017 highlights
• October 3: featured composer on Performance Today with broadcast of the cello sonata
• October 14–15: 2 performances of the cello sonata in Los Angeles, CA
• October 26: lecture and performance, Jodisk Museum, Oslo, Norway
• October 29: Fugitive Footsteps performance, Ullern Chamber Choir, Oslo, Norway
• November 9: Music of Resistance and Survival concert, Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg, FL

Summer 2017 highlights
• August: feature article, KSU Magazine: Historical Notes: Professor teaches Holocaust remembrance through music
• Forfest Festival, Kromeriz, Czech Republic
    June 18: European premiere of Nocturne for piano by Luke Raffanti
    June 20 lecture: "International Engagement Through Holocaust Remembrance Events"
• late June-July: music research at Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and at Auschwitz camp locations, Poland

Spring 2017 highlights

• March 23: Songs Not Silenced: Music Forbidden in the Holocaust, concert with commentary by Sherr
    AIB Special Presentation (concert highlights in a one-hour TV program)
    WABE-FM radio interview

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution article

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Laurence Sherr's compositions have been performed in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America, Australia, New Zealand, and the Caribbean, including in 30 states across the U.S. An array of awards recognize his work.

His expertise in music and the Holocaust is manifest through the creation of Holocaust remembrance compositions, the production of Holocaust remembrance events, and through international lecturing, research, and teaching. These activities are synthsized in his recent Music of Resistance and Survival Project. Other areas of creative work include pieces for solo performers and music inspired by nature. His music for flute and percussion is the subject of the Florida State University doctoral treatise Laurence Sherr: Chamber Music for Flute.

Sherr is the founder and clarinetist of the Atlanta band Oy Klezmer!.

Quick links
Upcoming events
Music of Resistance and Survival Project

Music and Holocaust lectures
YouTube videos
Sherr compositions
2015 Atlanta Holocaust Remembrance concerts
"A Conversation with – Laurence Sherr" (TV program)
Contact
Dr. Laurence Sherr
Composer-in-Residence, Professor of Music

Kennesaw State University
School of Music
491 Bartow Ave., #3201
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
USA

Phone: 470-578-3406
Fax: 470-578-9124
E-mail: Lsherr[at]kennesaw.edu
MacDowell Colony residency, Peterborough, New Hampshire, 2002. Photo by Joanna E. Morrissey.