Robert Sherman

String Instruments Juror

United States

Best known for his long years at WQXR and Fordham University's WFUV, Robert Sherman produces and hosts weekly series at both stations, respectively the Young Artists Showcase, heading for its 40th anniversary in January 2018, and the multiple award-winning folk program "Woody's Children," marking its 49th birthday that same month.

For more than forty years, Sherman was a music critic and columnist for The New York Times, and for nearly twenty served on the graduate faculty of The Juilliard School. Co-author of "The Smart Guide to Classical Music" and two best-selling books with Victor Borge, he also joined with his brother Alexander to compile a pictorial biography of their celebrated mother, pianist Nadia Reisenberg.

Robert Sherman has served as concert narrator for such esteemed ensembles as Canadian Brass, The U.S. Military Academy (West Point) Band, and the Greenwich Symphony, along the way premiering works by William Bolcom, John Corigliano, Issachar Miron, Dina Pruzhansky and, upcoming in May of 2018, Grigory Smirnov.