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Department Chair: Guitar; Ensemble Director: Guitar; Faculty: Guitar
Indiana University, MM
University of Vermont, BA
Bob Sherman has been teaching and performing for over twenty years. In addition to Merit, Mr. Sherman is the guitar instructor at Dominican University in River Forest. He lives with his wife and three children in Oak Park.