Sherri Stricker

  • Freelance Harpist, Vocalist and Pianist

  • Gold Medal Winner in Harp Performance RCMDP 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018

  • Received Piano Pedagogy Certification in 2014

  • Professional pianist and vocalist for over 30 years

  • Professional harpist 2018

  • Experience in all venues including: weddings, receptions, private parties, private functions, holiday events, celebrations, memorial services, church services, ensemble events and concerts, recitals, workshops, master classes, demonstrations and clinics.

  • Harpist Performance Highlights include recitals and masterclasses; private coffee/dessert events 2017-2018, Universal City, Texas; September 2016 English High Tea Event for 45 guests at The Blue Skies of Texas, San Antonio, Texas; 2016 Christmas dinner for 240 attendees, Country Church, Marion, Texas; 2016 Christmas Staff Dinner party for 75 attendees, First Baptist Church of Universal City, Texas.

  • Pianist Performance Highlights include pianist for innumerable weddings over 40 years, most recently Garland, Texas September 2, 2018.  Accompanist for high school festival musicians 1985 to present. Keyboardist for contemporary Christian band Hearts Indwelled. Pianist/Keyboardist for traditional and contemporary churches in Texas, Virginia, Florida, Germany, Maryland and Washington.

  • Vocal Performance Highlights include wedding vocalist 9.2.18 in Garland, Texas; vocalist for contemporary Christian band Hearts Indwelled; choral vocalist for 2013 Christmas concert with Steve Green, Larnelle Harris, Jacki Velasquez; choral vocalist for Keith and Kristin Getty Christmas Concert 2014, Director of Tapestry, a three part female choral ensemble 2014-2015 McLean, Virginia; 1986 lead female role The Gift Goes On musical First Baptist Church Waldorf, Maryland.  Vocalist for traditional and contemporary churches in Texas, Virginia, Florida, Germany, Maryland and Washington.

  • Maintains harp, piano and voice private studio for students of all ages, melodyandharmonymusicstudio.com

  • Harp studies with Alice Keene in San Antonio, Texas and in Virginia with Capitol harpist Melissa Tardiff-Dvorak

  • Piano studies with Nancy Longmyer in Virginia Mrs. June Miller in Maryland and Mrs. Delores Yates In Washington

  • Vocal studies with Mrs. Carol Annonen in Washington and Mrs. Virginia Rauch in Maryland.

  • Attended Pacific Lutheran University, in 1985 received Bachelor of Arts in Education and minors in music and special education.

  • Current memberships: Member of The American Harp Society, Founding Teacher and member of The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program, Music Teachers National Association, Texas Music Teachers Association, San Antonio Music Teachers Association, Crown Ridge Music Club

  • Past memberships: 2004-2008 Past President Fairfax-Loudoun Music Fellowship of Virginia, Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association, Virginia Music Teachers Association, National Guild of Piano Teachers, Maryland Music Teachers Association, Charles County Music Teachers Association in Maryland

...artist at a glance