||As an international
performer, Sara Leila Sherman has performed
as soloist and chamber musician in Ukraine,
Italy, France, and throughout the United
States, including New York City.
Honors and achievements include NJMTA, Young
Artists' Competition, Heritage Music Festival,
and Leschetizky Young Gifted Artists Concert
in New York City. Sara has been rewarded
scholarships at Casalmaggiore International
Festival in Italy, International Music
Festival in Ukraine, and Eastern Music
Festival in North Carolina. Other honors
include participating in the Académie
Internationale de Courchevel in France and
winning the Sylvia Denbo Memorial Scholarship.
Sara received a Master of Music degree and
Professional Studies certificate in piano
performance at the Manhattan School of Music with
Jeffrey Cohen. A scholarship recipient from Jacobs
School of Music, Indiana University, Sara completed
her undergraduate degree, where she studied with
Luba Edlina-Dubinsky, pianist of the famous Borodin
An active soloist and accompanist, Sara's recent
performances include the Performance Series of
Yamaha Artist Services, Inc in New York City,
Klezmer concerts under the tutelage of reknowned
KIezmer clarinetist, David Krakauer, guest artist in
the Alexandria Performing Arts Society, and
performances with Project 60/40.
Sara has been featured in the New York Times.
After a master class performance by Sara, Grammy
award winner, Peter Nero, was quoted in the
Courier Post as saying her playing left him
As an active teacher in the NYC area, Sara's
students have performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
She teaches private lessons in her studio or in your
home, as young as 3 and adults.
Sara has also taught group piano lessons and
participated in outreach programs for NYC public and