Kennesaw State University

Laurence Sherr

Kennesaw State University
Professor
Laurence Sherr is Composer-in-Residence at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta. Awards include top prizes in the Delius Composition Contest and Association for the Promotion of New Music competition. Ein-Klang in Europe and Capstone Records in the U.S. have released CDs with his compositions. International performances have occurred in Austria, Holland, Switzerland, Japan, Canada, Turkey, and Mexico. Holocaust memorial performances in Germany, the Czech Republic, and the U.S. have fostered greater understanding and tolerance. The Florida State University treatise Laurence Sherr: Chamber Music for Flute examines his contributions. Dr. Sherr is the founder and clarinetist of the klezmer band Oy Klezmer!.

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