Kevin Sherwin
Guitarist - Conductor

 The audience was held rapt by the passion and the sanctity
of the guitar-playing…they could agree that
this was a young performer whose career who was
worth watching

-The Litchfield County Times

Performing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on the collection's 1953 Ignacio Fleta guitar

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Kevin Sherwin conducting the
American Baroque Orchestra
Kevin Sherwin is a guitarist and conductor, who combines his concert schedule with scholarly work in music performance practice. 

Mr. Sherwin’s performances include his solo debuts as guitarist at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York and Regent Hall in London, England. He has also performed extensively throughout North America, including in Boston,
Los Angeles, Cleveland, Louisville, and Montréal. 

Kevin Sherwin is entering his fourth season as Associate Artistic Director of the American Baroque Orchestra, and has conducted the ensemble in works by Mozart, Bach, Scarlatti, and others. He also conducts orchestral, operatic, and choral repertoire through the Romantic-era styles of composers including
Tchaikovsky, Brahms, Elgar, and Mahler. 

Among his awards and honors, Mr. Sherwin was cited in 2016 by the Town of North Haven, Connecticut, for excellence in contributing to the musical arts. He has also received awards from the National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, the Guitar Foundation of America, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, among others.    ​
              Kevin Sherwin, a graduate of Yale University, studied guitar with Tali Roth at the Juilliard School, and subsequently with Christopher Ladd. Mr. Sherwin, during his time at Yale College, served as an apprentice conductor to Mark Bailey. He continues to work with Mr. Bailey on several ongoing projects related to the American Baroque Orchestra, including as a co-founder of The Musica Vera Duo and the ABO Summer Festival.