Kevin Sherwin
Guitarist - Conductor


2017​-2018

2017

September 23rd, 3:00pm, Brookline Arts Parlor, Brookline, Massachussetts
        Schubert's Arpeggione Sonata with cellist Anna Seda and works by Berlioz, Massenet, and more! 
        In addition, featuring soprano Kathryn Aaron and Mark Bailey 
   
Solo Recital Tour (classical and baroque guitars): Works by Tansman, Schumann, Sor, and more

Sunday, September 24th at 2pm, Westlake Public Library, Westlake, Ohio

Monday, September 25th at 6pm, Bellaire Public Library, Bellaire, Ohio

Tuesday, September 26th at 6pm, Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, Warren, Ohio

Wednesday, September 27th at 6pm, Ridgeway Memorial Library, Shepherdsville, Kentucky

Thursday, September 28th at 7pm, Lexington Public Library, Lexington, Kentucky

Saturday, September 29th at 2pm, Mt. Washington Library, Mt. Washington, Kentucky

Sunday, October 1st at 2pm, Far Hills Music Series, Oakwood, Ohio

Saturday, November 11th, North Haven Town Green, North Haven, Connecticut
         Veterans' Day Ceremony, The Town of North Haven

Wednesday, November 15th, New Haven Lawn Club, New Haven, Connecticut 
       Songs and Serenades: Chamber Music of the Romantic Era
       Kevin Sherwin, music director and guitar 
         Featuring soprano Kathryn Aaron, Dhyani Heath, violin, and musicians from the Yale School of Music
         Including the Adagio from Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez  for guitar and string quintet, as well as Tchaikowsky's
         Serenade for Strings, among other works.        

Sunday, November 28th, West Hartford, Connecticut
        Solo Recital - Music of Tansman, Salamone de Rossi, and more! 

Saturday, December 2nd at 7:30pm, New Haven, Connecticut
St. Thomas' Episcopal Church
       Special Concert: Works of the German Romantics
         The American Baroque Singers
         Mark Bailey, artistic director
         Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director 

Wednesday, December 13th at 12:30pm, St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, New Haven, Connecticut 
       The Musica Vera Duo 

Wednesday, December 13th at 7pm, Clark Memorial Library, Bethany, Connecticut
       The Musica Vera Duo 

Sunday, December 17th at 4pm, Hotchkiss Library, Sharon, Connecticut 
       Solo Recital, classical and baroque guitars  

Sunday, December 24th at 11pm (Christmas Eve Performance)
The Reformed Church of Bronxville, Bronxville, New York 
       The American Baroque Orchestra
         Kevin Sherwin, conductor

2018

Saturday, January 20th, Roslyn, New York
          The Musica Vera Duo presents a Baroque Arts Salon
          Email info@americanbaroqueorchestra.com for more information!

Friday, January 26th at 5:30pm, North Haven, Connecticut  
North Haven Town Hall, 18 Church Street 
           The American Baroque Orchestra performs selections from The Beagle Freedom Project Soundtrack
         Mark Bailey, artistic director
            Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director
            Edson Scheid, concertmaster

Wednesday, January 31st, New Haven Lawn Club, New Haven, Connecticut 
            Romantic Era Virtuosos
           Kevin Sherwin, music director and guitar 
           Featuring Dhyani Heath, violin, and musicians from the Yale School of Music

           Works by Brahms, Sarasate, Saint-Saëns, and more!

Tuesday, February 6th, Guilford, Connecticut
         Solo Recital

Saturday, February 24th, Brookline Arts Parlor, Brookline, Massachussetts 
            The Slow Burn: Works of the French Romantics       
            With Kathryn Aaron, soprano and Anna Seda, cello   

Sunday, March 4th at 2pm, Guilford Public Library, Guilford, Connecticut
          ​The Musica Vera Duo performs works of colonial America

Wednesday, March 28th, New Haven Lawn Club, New Haven, Connecticut
          An Evening at the Opera
          Chamber Orchestra, featuring students from the Yale School of Music and Yale College
          Kevin Sherwin, conductor

Friday, April 13th at 7pm, Culpeper County Library, Culpeper, Virginia
            Solo recital, baroque and classical guitars
            Works by Chopin, Tarrega, Meyerbeer, and Logy

Sunday, April 15th at 4pm, Henry and Edythe Knapp Auditorium, Wallingford, Connecticut
          The Musica Vera Duo performs works of colonial America

Friday, April 27th, Springfield JCC, Springfield, Massachussetts 
         Solo Recital, baroque and classical guitars
            Works by Tansman, Salamone de Rossi, Sondheim, and original compositions

Sunday, May 6th at 5pm, Church of the Assumption, Ansonia, Connecticut
         Music in the Galleries: Multi-Chorus Masters of the Baroque
         The American Baroque Orchestra and Singers
           Mark Bailey, artistic diretor
           Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director

Saturday, June 23rd, Guitar Foundation of America International Convention and Competition, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
          Invited Conference Speaker
         "The Classical Guitar on Early Sound Recordings: Style, Expression, and Technique"

Sunday, July 8th, First United Methodist Church, 569 Main Street, Chatham, Massachussetts 
           The American Baroque Orchestra performs works by Vivaldi, Handel, Scarlatti, and others
            Mark Bailey, artistic director; Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director
            Featuring Edson Scheid, violin; Kathryn Aaron, soprano

Tuesday, July 17th at 6:30pm, Saxton B. Little Library, Columbia, Connecticut
            The Musica Vera Duo performs works of colonial America

August 3rd-5th, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 
          American Baroque Summer Festival 
          Visions of Mozart 
            Mark Bailey, artistic diretor
             Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director

      
Sunday, August 5th, Pratt Hall, New Haven, Connecticut
          Visions of Mozart Culminating Concert
          American Baroque Festival Chorus and American Baroque Orchestra
          Mark Bailey, artistic director; Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director
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Past Concerts


2017​

January 10th, Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, California
       Educational Concert, The Musica Vera Duo

January 11th, 7pm, Walnut Creek Library, Walnut Creek, California
       The Musica Vera Duo 

January 13th-15th, San Francisco Bay Area, California
       American Baroque Choral Festival
       Mark Bailey, artistic director
       Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director
       "Choral Gems of Baroque Italy," featuring Vivaldi's "Gloria" and   
       works by Salamone de Rossi

       Open to all interested participants!
       To sign up and learn more, email info@americanbaroqueorchestra.com

January 15th, 7:30pm, Peace Lutheran Church, Danville, California
        Culminating Concert, "Choral Gems of Baroque Italy," featuring Vivaldi's "Gloria" and   
        works by Salamone de Rossi
        Mark Bailey, artitistic director
        Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director

January 20th, 7pm, St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, San Diego, California
        The Musica Vera Duo

January 21st, 2pm, Cathedral City Library, Cathedral City, California
        The Musica Vera Duo

February 11th, 2pm, Sea Cliff Village Library, Sea Cliff, New York
         Solo Recital, The Guitar's Story

February 15th, 12pm, St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, New Haven, Connecticut
         The Musica Vera Duo

March 5th, 4pm, St. John's Episcopal Church, West Hartford, Connecticut
          The American Baroque Singers presents Musical Memory: Sounds of the Slavic Courts
        Mark Bailey, artistic director; Kevin Sherwin, chorus master

April 2nd, 4pm, Congregation Beth Israel, West Hartford, Connecticut
            The American Baroque Orchestra presents Hebrew Song and Splendor: Sephardic Music of 18th Century Amsterdam 
        Mark Bailey, artistic director; Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director

April 6th, 6:30pm, Harkness Hall, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
          Pre-concert talk for the New Haven Symphony Orchestra
          Mozart Symphony #40, Haydn Symphony #83, and Schumann Piano Concerto in A minor
  
Solo Recital Tour (Classical and Baroque Guitar)
The Guitar's Story: Works by Sor, Sanz, Villa-Lobos, and more
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April 17th, 7pm, Jeffersontown Library, Louisville, Kentucky 

April 18th, Educational Concert, The Walden School, Louisville Kentucky

April 20th, 2:30pm, St. Matthews Library, Louisville, Kentucky

April 22nd, 11am, Highlands Library, Louisville, Kentucky

April 22nd, 1:30pm, Iroquois Library, Louisville, Kentucky 

April 30th, 2pm and 4pm, Chatham Historical Society, Atwood House (347 Stage Harbor Road), Chatham, Massachusetts
           The Musica Vera Duo, Concert featuring Music of Colonial America

May 10th, 6:30pm, Saxton B. Little Library, Columbia, Connecticut
         Solo Recital, The Guitar's Story

May 19th-21st, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
          "Historical Performance: Theory, Practice, and Interdisciplinarity"
          Presenting Conference Speaker 
        "The Performance of Baroque Synagogal Music in 18th Century Amsterdam"

May 25th, 7pm, Clark Memorial Library, Bethany, Connecticut
         Solo Recital, The Guitar's Story

June 3rd, 10am-4pm, Stoeckel Hall Room 106, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
        Re-discovering Romantic Performance Practice: An interactive performance workshop
          Led by Mark Bailey and Kevin Sherwin
          Open to all interested players!
          Email theamericanromantics@gmail.com to sign up and learn more!

June 7th, 7-10pm, Stoeckel Hall Room 106, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
          "Spring Sing" presented by the American Baroque Singers
          Open to all interested singers!
          R.S.V.P encouraged, email ambaroque@gmail.com to sign up and learn more!

June 18th, 4pm, First United Methodist Church, 569 Main Street, Chatham, Massachussetts 
          The Chatham Historical Society presents The American Baroque Orchestra
          "Voyage to the Colonies," featuring violinist Edson Scheid in Mendelssohn's First Violin Concerto in D minor
           Mark Bailey, artistic director
           Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director
           
           General Admission seating: $25 per person in advance, $30 at the door, $15 for students. 
           Children age 6 and under: Free. 
           Limited Reserved Seating: $40 per person. 
           Ticket reservations are encouraged at atwoodmuseumevents@gmail.com or 508-945-2493.

Saturday, July 22nd, 7:30pm, Powder House Square, Somerville, Massachussetts  
           An Evening of Arias with Kathryn Aaron, soprano; Anna Seda, cello; Mark Bailey, viola
           Visit the Groupmuse Page to reserve your seat!
           Works by Strauss, Schumann, Bortniansky, Mozart, Caccini, Purcell, and J.S. Bach

August 4th-6th, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Culminating Concert on August 6th at 7pm, Pratt Hall, New Haven, Connecticut 
       American Baroque Choral Festival, "Paving the Way to Bach"
       Mark Bailey, artistic director
       Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director
       Open to all interested participants!
       To sign up and learn more, email info@americanbaroqueorchestra.com

August 29th, 12:30pm, Mashpee, Massachussetts
        The Musica Vera Duo, Outreach Concert at the Mashpee Senior Center

September 3rd, 4:00pm, Dennisport, Massachussetts
        The Musica Vera Duo, Private Concert, email kevinsherwinmusic@gmail.com for more information 



2016

December 4th, 5pm, Church of the Assumption, Ansonia, Connecticut
     The American Baroque Orchestra and Singers present Handel's First Messiah
       Mark Bailey, artistic director
       Kevin Sherwin, Chorus Master and baroque guitar

       Free and open to the public!

November 19th, 7:30pm, Hope Church, North Haven, Connecticut
       The American Baroque Orchestra and Singers present Handel's First Messiah
       Mark Bailey, artistic director
       Kevin Sherwin, Chorus Master and baroque guitar
       Free and open to the public! Free will offering accepted 

November 6th, 11am, North Haven Town Green, North Haven, Connecticut
      Ceremony for Veterans Day, The Town of North Haven

October 30th, 11am, Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Buffalo, New York
      The Musica Vera Duo

October 29th, 7pm, The Ukrainian Cultural Center of Rochester (1040 Jackson Rd., Webster, New York)
      The Musica Vera Duo

October 25th, 7pm: Guilford Public Library, Guilford, Connecticut
      The Musica Vera Duo

Midwest Solo Recital Tour (Classical and Baroque Guitar)
       The Guitar's Story: Works by Sor, Sanz, Villa-Lobos, Tansman, and more
      
       September 27, 7pm: Buffalo Public Library, Buffalo, Minnesota
       September 26: Outreach Concerts for Pipestone Area Schools, Pipestone, Minnesota
       September 25, 3pm: Meinders Public Library, Pipestone, Minnesota
       September 24, 6pm: New Richmond United Methodist Church, New Richmond, Wisconsin
       September 23, 7pm: Christ Episcopal Church, Woodbury, Minnesota
       September 21, 6pm: Grand Marais Public Library, Grand Marais, Minnesota

September 11th, 9am: North Haven Town Green
       North Haven 9/11 Memorial Service
       Kevin Sherwin, guitar; Mark Bailey, viola; Michael Raposo, saxophone

August 5th-7th: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
       American Baroque Choral Festival
       Mark Bailey, artistic director
       Kevin Sherwin, associate artistic director
       "Choral Gems of Baroque Italy," featuring Vivaldi's "Gloria" and   
       works by Salamone de Rossi

       Open to all interested participants!
       To sign up, email info@americanbaroqueorchestra.com
       For more information:                                                      
        http://americanbaroqueorchestra.com/about/singers/


July 25th, 7:30pm: Penfield Community Center, Penfield, NY
       Kickoff Event for Ukrainian Voices: Music of a Nation with the Musica Vera Duo
       Visit  https://www.facebook.com/ukrainianvoices/  for more info!
       

June 19th, 5pm: St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Falmouth Massachusetts
        American Baroque Orchestra presents "Fathers and Sons," featuring works by the                        
        Mozarts, Bachs, and Scarlattis

Musica Vera Concert Tour

June 21st: Mashpee, Massachusetts

June 15th: Needham, Massachusetts

June 14th: Cambridge, Massachusetts

June 13th: Brewster, Massachusetts

                      
May 14th: Woodbridge, Connecticut
        Musica Vera Concert

April 15th: "Musicking" Symposium, Portland, Oregon
        Re-Imagining Romantic Music: What Historical Recordings Reveal about
        Performance Practice (co-presenting with Mark Bailey)

April 10th, 4:30pm: St. John's Episcopal Church, Washington, Connecticut
         Yale Russian Chorus Concert

April 3rd, 10am: Center Church on the Green, New Haven Connecticut
         Kevin Sherwin conducts selections from W.A. Mozart's Vesperae Solemnes              
         de Confessore, K. 339

March 13th, 3pm: Leeway Center, New Haven, Connecticut
         Outreach Concert, Yale Russian Chorus

March 12th, 6:30pm: Atria Larson Place, Hamden, Connecticut
         Outreach Concert, Yale Russian Chorus

February 28th, 3pm: Pratt Hall, New Haven, Connecticut:
ddddYale Russian Chorus Anniversary Concert for Artistic Director Mark Bailey

February 6th: Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, South River, New Jersey
          Choral Workshop for Spirit of Orthodoxy Choir (assisting Mark Bailey)
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January 31st, 5pm: Church of the Assumption, Ansonia, Connecticut
          American Baroque Orchestra presents "Bach Family Reunion"

January 24th, 4pm: Christ the Savior Orthodox Church, Southbury, Connecticut
           Yale Russian Chorus Concert

January 23rd, 8pm: The Graduate Club, New Haven, Connecticut
            Yale Russian Chorus Concert

Musica Vera Concert Tour
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January 14th: Portland, Oregon

January 14th: Portland, Oregon

January 12th: Orchestral Masterclass (assisting Mark Bailey), Santa Cruz, California

January 11th: Pacific Collegiate School, Santa Cruz, California

January 10th: Choral Masterclass (assisting Mark Bailey), Livermore, California

January 10th: Livermore Library Concert Series, Livermore, California

January 8th: Private Historical Instruments Collection, Los Angeles, California

January 8th: Beagle Freedom Project, Los Angeles, California

January 4th: North Haven Town Hall, North Haven, Connecticut
            


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December 13th, 2pm: Holy Ghost Church, Bridgeport, Connecticut
             A Christmas Choral Concert conducted by Kevin Sherwin

December 12th, 7pm: Dwight Chapel, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
             Yale Russian Chorus Winter Concert

December 11th, 12pm: St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, New Haven, Connecticut
             Solo Guitar Recital

November 22nd, 4pm: Christ and Holy Trinity Church, Westport, Connecticut
             American Baroque Orchestra presents "Voyage to the Colonies"
             (including works by Vivaldi, Purcell, Bach, Pieter, and Wood)

October 10th, 9pm: Slifka Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
             Kevin Sherwin conducts players from the Yale Philharmonia and Symphony
             Works by Barber, Bartok, and Rachmaninoff
             Mark Bailey, guest conductor              

October 4th, 5pm: Church of the Assumption, Ansonia, Connecticut
             Kevin Sherwin directs the New Haven Guitar Quartet

September 27th, 7pm: Falmouth, Massachussetts
             Kevin Sherwin leads an orchestral workshop on Romantic-era   
             performance practice for members of the Falmouth Chamber Players

Assistant to Mark Bailey, guest conductor, Cappella Romana
Performances of the Rachmaninoff All-Night Vigil

             September 12th and 13th: St. Mary's Cathedral, Portland, Oregon
             September 11th: St. James' Cathedral, Seattle, Washington

August 12th, 8pm: Trinity on the Green, New Haven, Connecticut
             Kevin Sherwin conducts the Duruflé Requiem
             New Haven Summer Chorus and Orchestra


June 3rd, 2:30pm: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
             Solo recital on the Met's 1953 Ignacio Fleta guitar  
             Final concert of the Gallery Concert Series

April 26th, 9pm: Dwight Chapel, Yale University
             Kevin Sherwin conducts the Academy Sinfonietta 
             "Nocturne": Works by Grieg, Glazunov, and Borodin
             Guitar Soloist in the Adagio from Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez
             Mark Bailey, guest conductor

April 11th, 8pm: St. Thomas More Chapel, Yale University
             Yale Russian Chorus Spring Concert

Yale Russian Chorus Concert Tour

March 14th, 3pm: Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Church, Oxnard, California
March 13th, 7pm: St. Athanasius Orthodox Church, Santa Barbara, California
March 12th, 7pm: St. Mary Magdalene Orthodox Church, Merced, California
March 10th, 6pm: St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church, Carmel, California
March 8th, 5pm: St. Seraphim of Sarov Orthodox Church, Santa Rosa, Califonrnia
March 7th, 7pm: First Presbyterian Church, Livermore, California

March 1st, 4pm: Grace Episcopal Church, Whitestone, New York
            Solo Guitar Recital

February 22nd, 3pm: Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University
           
Kevin Sherwin conducts the Academy Sinfonietta 
            "British Hearts, Modern Minds": Works by Elgar, Holst, and Vaughan Williams
            Barbora Kolarova, violin soloist

January 23rd, 6pm: Hamden Middle School, Hamden, Connecicut
            Yale Russian Chorus Concert

January 15th, 8pm: The Graduate Club, New Haven, Connecticut
            Yale Russian Chorus Concert

2014



December 28th-31st: Hsai Lai Temple, Los Angeles, California
            Kevin Sherwin leads the Buddha's Light Youth Symphony Orchestra
            Winter Workshop: Music by Handel, Mozart, Grieg, and Rossini

Solo Concert Tour
December 18th, 8pm: St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, Hartford, WI
December 19th, 8pm: Fifth Avenue United Methodist Church, West Bend, WI
December 21st, 5pm: Cooksville Lutheran Church, Evansville, WI


December 9th, 2:30pm: Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
            Music of the Baroque for Voice and Continuo with soprano, Kathryn Aaron

December 7th, 9pm: Dwight Chapel, Yale University
            Kevin Sherwin conducts the Academy Sinfonietta
            "Love and Loss": Works by Sibelius, Britten, and Fauré
            Sohyang Yoo, cello soloist

November 9th, 9pm: New York, New York
            Yale Russian Chorus Concert

November 8th, 5:30pm: Church of the Assumption, Ansonia, Connecticut
            Yale Russian Chorus Concert

October 5th, 9pm: Timothy Dwight College, Yale University L
             Kevin Sherwin conducts the Academy Sinfonietta
             "Christ Lag": Featuring J.S. Bach's Cantata #4, and works by Vivaldi and C.P.E. Bach

September 3rd, 8pm: St. Mark the Evangelist, North Bellmore, New York
             Kevin Sherwin plays works by J.S. Bach and Andrew York

July 30th, 7pm: Church of the Redeemer, New Haven, Connecticut
             Kevin Sherwin conducts Fauré's Requiem
             New Haven Summer Chorus

April 20th, 8pm: Dwight Chapel, Yale University
             Kevin Sherwin conducts players from the Yale Philharmonia and Symphony
             "Mozart Across the Generations": Featuring works by Wolfgang and Leopold Mozart
             Suliman Tekalli, violin soloist

March 30th, 4pm: Timothy Dwight College Yale University
             Solo guitar recital: Works by J.S. Bach, Milan, Turina, and York

February 9th, 3pm: Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
             Choral Music from the Renaissance
             Kevin Sherwin, conductor