A native of Los Angeles, Michael Sherman is a versatile pianist, song recitalist and repetiteur. He has performed across the United States and Europe, most notably at The Kennedy Center, The National Theater at the Bayerische Staatsoper and the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow. Currently, Michael has an active schedule as a freelance coach and repetiteur in Europe, frequently playing productions at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and Den Norske Opera in Oslo, Norway.
In the United States, Michael has regularly served on the music staffs of Washington National Opera, Detroit Opera, Opera Omaha, Central City Opera and Fort Worth Opera. As a committed coach to young singers, he has held positions at Detroit Opera and Fort Worth Opera as principal coach for their respective resident artist programs. Michael completed his studies in song interpretation and instrumental accompaniment at the University of Michigan with Prof. Martin Katz and is a graduate of the Washington National Opera Cafritz Young Artist Program.