J.c. Sherman is Principal Tubist of the Firelands Symphony, Snowbelt Symphony Orchestra, and Instructor of Low Brass at Cleveland State University. He is the acting Bass Trombonist of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and performs with every major ensemble in Northeast Ohio and Erie, PA. He is also a member of Olympic Brass, Diamond Brass, Firelands Brass, and the NEOTuba Quartet. Sherman has performed with the Blossom Festival Band for 25 years and is a founding member of the Akron Symphonic Winds.
J.c. performs internationally as a soloist and historic instrument performer, and is a master craftsman, building and restoring antique brass instruments for clients worldwide. He studied at Oberlin with Ronald Bishop and Raymond Premru, and with James Albrecht at the University of Akron. A composer and arranger, his “Service Dogs March” and other works are published through LudwigMasters.