The final program for the fall season at Stanley L. Richter Association for the Arts is Sherma Andrews, a gifted singer songwriter, recording artist, arranger and pianist - a force beyond your imagination. Sherma will be at Richter House on Sunday, Oct. 27, 100 Aunt Hack Road in Danbury at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27.
At the Bergen Performing Arts Center, Sherma opened for recording artists Michael McDonald and Michael Feinstein. Both shows ended in standing ovations. While touring with Enrique Iglesias, Sherma stood in for Whitney Houston and sang their duet hit, "Could I Have This Kiss Forever". At age 4 1/2, Sherma was able to play the accordion. She was church organist at age 7, and as a teenager, won the Caribbean Song Festival; a title that was sort after in the Caribbean. Sherma studied arranging and voice at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. At Berklee College, Sherma received awards for best in arranging and best in vocal performance. This student later joined Berklee’s faculty as an ensemble and performance studies instructor due to her outstanding musical abilities.
Sherma performed at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland and at the Cape Cod Jazz Festival, among others. She also toured with Britney Spears, worked with Donna Summer, Branford Marsalis, Omar Hakim, Rickey Minor and Richard Bona
She has appeared on many award shows such as, The American Music Awards, The Billboard Radio Music Awards and The Teen Choice Awards. Sherma also appeared on The Today Show, Kelly and Michael, David Letterman, and many others. Her songs from her debut album entitled " Guilty", are featured on TV shows such as The Bold and the Beautiful, The Young and the Restless and The Sopranos.
Sherma produced four fantastic shows, featuring songs from a selected group of legendary Lady Singers. The Legendary Lady Singer Shows create a truly magical and memorable experience worth seeing over and over again. What a voice! What a woman!
Sherma Andrews is not just a phenomenal talent, she is an experience to remember.
Admission is free and refreshments will be served following the presentation. All donations graciously accepted. General parking is in the nearby golf course parking lot. Look for the shuttle service provided between the house and the parking lot, or take a leisurely walk to the house. Handicap parking available directly at the House. For further information, visit the Richter Arts website at http://www.richterarts.org. Richter Arts is partially funded by the Danbury Cultural Commission.
Richter House, 100 Aunt Hack Road in Danbury
Past programs can be viewed on You Tube.
All programs begin at 3 p.m.
10/27 Sherma Andrews, Lady of Song
Stop back to our website as we provide more details and information about the 2019 programs.
Thank you to our fall season performers:
9/1 Danbury Brass Band
9/8 A Recital by Pianists Timothy Chen and Ava Turner
9/15 Berkshire Jazz Band
9/15 Ronnie Smith was the 2019 winner of the 1st Richter House Hat Contest - Thank you to all who participated.
9/22 Soprano Kyung Hee Kim
9/29 Hot to Trot Trio
10/5 Juried Art Show and Sale opens
10/6 Comedian, Mark Riccadonna
10/13 Violinist, Deborah Wong and Pianist, Andrew Gordon
10/20 Cosmos Piano Duo
All programs are partially funded by the
Danbury Cultural Commission.
Stanley L. Richter Association for the Arts