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W. Sherman is the Associate Organist of the St. Mark's Cathedral in
Seattle, and Executive Director of the Westfield Center, an early music
organization devoted to historic keyboard instruments. He is
also host of the popular Organ Loft radio program, broadcast in Seattle
native of Seattle, Mr. Sherman attended Oberlin Conservatory of Music,
where studied with Arthur Poister, Fenner Douglass, and William Porter.
He was Director of Music for St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Milwaukee from
1974-1979, and taught organ and harpsichord at the Wisconsin Conservatory
of Music. During his tenure in Milwaukee, he was a popular
harpsichord soloist with many groups, especially the Milwaukee Chamber
Orchestra. He is the composer of five published works for choir, and
has made recordings with Fred Sautter (principal Trumpet for the Oregon
Symphony), the Imperial Brass, and the Dale Warland Singers. In
recent years he has specialized in Bach recitals, with engagements in
Venice, Italy, Stanford University, and the Pacific Northwest.