Arnold B. Sherman, currently living in Tyler, Texas, is a free-lance
composer, co-founder of Red River Music and Music and Arts Director at
First United Methodist Church in Henderson, Texas. His undergraduate work
in Music Education was done at Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland
and Baylor University, Waco, Texas. Arnold is the founder and director
of the East Texas Handbell Ensemble, a community handbell choir located
in the Tyler area. In frequent demand as clinician and guest conductor,
he has led choral and handbell workshops, festivals and reading sessions
throughout the United States, Canada, England, Japan and the Bahamas.
Arnold has numerous choral and handbell pieces in print, and has been
the recipient of an ASCAP Standard Award for each of the last eight years.
An active member of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers, he
is an Area IX past Chairman.