Steven Sherts, French Horn, received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Hartt School, and his Master of Music degree from SUNY Purchase.
He is a member of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra and Symphony in C. Steve has been a guest artist with The New York City Ballet, The Opera Orchestra of New York, Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, and The Stamford Symphony Orchestra, as well as many other orchestras and ensembles.
Mr. Sherts has toured the United States as well as abroad with various ensembles including The New York Asian Symphony Orchestra’s tour of Japan, The Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas, and the Rodney Mack brass ensemble. Steve can be heard with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas on their premier recording “Mi Alma Mexicana” produced and recorded by Sony Classical, which reached number one on the music charts in Mexico. Mr. Sherts has maintained an extensive private teaching studio in both New York and Connecticut for over 12 years, and has been on faculty at The Music Conservatory of Westchester,and The Hotchkiss School.
Mr. Sherts also spent a summer with the Bravo Vail Valley Music Festival performing in a brass quintet to promote the festival, and educational outreach. Mr. Sherts has played numerous Broadway shows including The Phantom of the Opera, Mary Poppins, South Pacific, Follies, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, and Evita. Steve adapts his teaching methods to each student’s style of learning, and believes that each person is unique in the way that they learn.
Steve leads by example in each lesson by both demonstrating and accompanying the student in their lessons. The greatest success for him as a teacher is seeing a student progress, and to share his passion for music. In his spare time, Steve enjoys hiking with his two dogs,mountain biking, volunteer work with animal rescue organizations, and is also a certified personal trainer.