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Tami Cherdack Sherman - Cantorial Soloist

Tami Cherdack Sherman
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A native of Miami, Florida, Tami has been a performing and recording artist since the age of 16. She is the winner of various vocal competitions, awards, scholarships and fellowships.

She came to Boston on scholarship to attend the internationally renowned New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA, where she was granted her Master of Music degree. She was subsequently awarded a full Doctoral Fellowship by the University of Connecticut to teach voice and direct the "Women in the Arts" program.

Tami was engaged to perform as guest soloist for two concerts with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra at the Bushnell (the top soloist job in CT and her national orchestra debut!).

Tami has performed and recorded in many genres of music ranging from popular contemporary music, broadway, big band and operatic music, to religious and klezmer music. Notably as a coloratura soprano, her signature role is the heroine Olympia in Offenbach's French opera 'The Tales of Hoffmann'. Her most recent operatic performance of this role was with Opera New England and UConn orchestra at Hyde Cultural Park Auditorium. Other ongoing engagements include musical theater and classic jazz standards engagements for various summer music festivals in the Adirondack mountains of New York.

Among Tami's numerous performance awards include the Local Chapters of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Vocal Award in Florida and the Concerto/Aria Competition of South Florida. Tami continues to work as a contemporary recording artist for private studios and composers. In Connecticut she performs regularly with the Klezmen, most recently at UConn Storrs Campus, Manchester Bandshell & Elmwood Community Center . She continues to sing throughout greater Boston, Massachusetts, Miami, Florida, Los Angeles, CA and throughout Connecticut.

Tami has served as cantorial soloist for Congregation Kol Haverim of Glastonbury, Connecticut since 1995. Prior to that, she served Boston area temple Tifereth Israel of Malden, Massachusetts.

Her students have starred in many professional productions including lead roles at Goodspeed Opera House and have appeared on television and work as contemporary musical artists. Tami is also engaged as a judge for singing competitions, including the Greater Hartford Idol competition.

Tami resides in Glastonbury, CT, counting her most proud accomplishment as her son Daniel..

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