Dana Sherman, French Horn

A Naperville native, Dana Sherman is a dynamic freelance musician based in Milwaukee. Sherman is Principal Horn of the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra, Third Horn of the Wisconsin Philharmonic, a member of the Alloy Horn Quartet, and teaches at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. She has formerly held positions with the Omaha Symphony as Associate Principal Horn and New Mexico Philharmonic as Third Horn. Sherman has also performed around the country in numerous orchestras including the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Milwaukee Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, and Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra. Outside of the orchestra hall, Sherman has taught with Raviniaís Reach*Teach*Play Programs, Merit School of Music, and at several Chicago area high schools. Sherman completed a Master of Music degree from Northwestern University, where she studied with Gail Williams, Bill Barnewitz, and Jon Boen. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she studied with Douglas Hill.