Music Department

George Shernit

George Shernit
Applied Faculty, Saxophone


Music & Communication Building – Room 413
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George Shernit received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory/Composition and a Master of Arts in Saxophone Performance from Cleveland State University. As a freelance musician for 30 years, he has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Blossom Festival Band, and numerous Broadway shows and entertainers. George is a charter member of the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra band and has played most of the concerts since the CJO’s inception. He also toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and the road show of “Annie.” For the past twenty years, he has worked in the wholesale music business, including 7 years in Austin, Texas, as national sales manager for Jupiter Band Instruments.