Clarinetist Morrie Sherry has combined a career of performing and teaching in the New York metropolitan area. She is a founding member of the NoMa NYC Ensemble and a member of the St. Cecilia Chamber Ensemble, where she also serves on its Board of Directors. She is a member of the Lakeview Chamber Players performing summer concerts in New England.
In her twenty-four years as a festival artist at the Manchester Music Festival, she has performed in numerous solo, chamber music and orchestral concerts including the premiere and recording of David Amram’s “Starry Night” for solo clarinet and string orchestra. She has performed solo and chamber music recitals at all major concert venues in New York City, most recently at Merkin Concert Hall, the Bruno Walter Auditorium and the Roerich Museum. Ms. Sherry served as principal clarinetist of the Metropolitan Soloists for eighteen seasons. Active as an educator, she teaches clarinet and coaches chamber music at Kaufman Music Center in New York City and also maintains a private studio.
Ms. Sherry holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts and a Master of Music degree from the Juilliard School. She studied with Ben Armato, Leon Russianoff, Ignatius Gennusa and David Glazer and won competitions from the Baltimore Symphony, ClariNetwork International, the Virginia Symphony, and Artists International. Ms. Sherry is a D’Addario Artist.