Exploring non-traditional avenues of performance, Nadine brings music to the community as a solo cellist, chamber musician, and orchestral player. Collaborating with musicians, dancers and visual artists, Nadine performs within an array of genres including structured improvisations, contemporary music, classical, and folk. Listen to her music at soundcloud.com/nadine-sherman-1.
Nadine recently attained her Masters Degree in Cello Performance from the Carnegie Mellon School of Music, and previously received her Bachelors Degree from the Eastman School of Music. In May 2016, Nadine won a contracted cello position with the Wheeling Symphony and in September 2015, she was awarded the position of Associate Principal Cellist of the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra.
In July 2015, Nadine premiered her solo cello composition “Mortal” at the contemporary music festival Bang on a Can at Mass MOCA in North Adams, MA. Earlier that year Nadine’s music video was released featuring her composition “Remnants” for cello and dance, in collaboration with dancer Kathy Diehl and videographer Devin Embil. During the summer of 2014, Nadine traveled to Périguex, France as principal cellist of the Franco-American Vocal Academy, performing an opera season of Belle Helene. In 2012, Nadine was finalist in the Coeur d’Alene Symphony Young Artist Competition, and a soloist for the Erie Philharmonic, performing Rachmaninoff Vocalise for a sold-out concert at the Warner Theater in downtown Erie. 2012 also meant the American premiere of “Liebes -Lied” for cello and computer by Sascha Lino Lemke at the Eastman School of Music.
In addition to her work as a cellist, Nadine is the photographer and business owner of Nadine Photography, nadinephotography.net .