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Sheridan Seyfried


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Sheridan Seyfried is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he currently lives. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the Manhattan School of Music, Sheridan currently teaches music theory at Curtis and at the Mannes College of Music in New York. He also teaches music at Kohelet Yeshiva High School in Merion, PA and is organist/pianist and choir director at Grace Lutheran Church in Wyndmoor, PA. Sheridan’s compositions have been performed and commissioned by musicians including violinists Ida and Ani Kavafian, Shunske Sato, Dennis Kim and Ray Chen, violist Steve Tenenbom, cellists Peter Wiley and Jonah Kim, and pianist Anne-Marie McDermott. He is currently writing an organ work for Paul Jacobs. Sheridan writes most often for stringed instruments, piano, organ and choir. In 2004, he arranged a concert-length cantata of music from the Holocaust entitled Voices of the Holocaust. His 2001 string quartet, Pro and Contra, received an ASCAP award.
 
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