A ten-time Grammy Award nominee and the winner in 1993, 2007, and 2011 of the award for Classical Producer of the Year, Judith Sherman has made an indelible contribution to the catalogue of recorded classical music. Early in her career she was employed at WBAI-FM in New York City, beginning as an engineer and over the course of four years working her way up to become Producer and then Music Director. During the summers of 1976 through 1994, she was the recording engineer of the Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont. She currently works as a freelance recording producer and engineer in New York.
Judith Sherman has collaborated with such artists as Rudolf Serkin, Ursula Oppens, David Golub; with the Kronos Quartet and the Cleveland, Ying, American and Pacifica String Quartets; with eighth blackbird and the American Brass Quintet; and with conductors such as Christoph Eschenbach, Donald Runnicles and David Zinman. Her recordings in the field of contemporary classical music have been particularly noted, including work with such composers as Steve Reich, Elliott Carter, Steve Mackey, Charles Wuorinen, John Adams, Shulamit Ran, David Rakowski, Philip Glass, Eric Moe, Joan Tower and Terry Riley. Her recordings have appeared on many labels, including Nonesuch, Telarc, Cedille, Bridge, New World, CRI, CBS, Koch and Arabesque.
A member of the board of directors of Chamber Music America, Judith served first as secretary in 2002, and therafter as vice-president.
Judith Sherman has also been the producer on the following ASQ Recordings:
- In Friendship
- With Strings Attached
- Shostakovich Fragments, Vol. 1
- Shostakovich Fragments, Vol. 2
- Homage: Mozart
- Beethoven: The Complete String Quartets