Michael Sherman grew up in Newton, MA, outside of Boston. He began Suzuki violin at age five and has since participated in music programs and festivals in the Northeast and Midwest. As a young adult, Michael was a member of the New England Conservatory Prep School baroque orchestras and the Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival where he served as concertmaster and soloist. Michael attended the University of New Hampshire where he studied violin with the late Mimi Bravar. While at UNH he was concertmaster of the UNH Symphony Orchestra and a founding member of a student-run, conductorless chamber orchestra. Michael has performed with the Harvard Summer Orchestra, Portsmouth Symphony, Symphony Pro Musica, and Reading Symphony Orchestra as a member and soloist. In addition to modern violin, Michael has an affinity for baroque violin and has studied with Julie McKenzie of Boston Baroque and Jubal Fulks. Michael currently lives in Boston where he works for British fashion house, Burberry. His musical life consists of regularly playing chamber music and participating in orchestral readings. Michael has been on the SMSC faculty since 2011 as counselor, violin faculty, assistant photographer and social media co-ordinator. He has served as the camp photographer since 2016.