Sherri Marttila

Violin

Sherri Marttila has been an avid violinist since the age of nine. She has completed educational rigors at Interlochen Arts Academy, the Congress of Strings (New York), and the University of Michigan. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Violin Performance.

Sherri is the Concertmaster for the Oakland Symphony (OS) and the Warren Symphony (WS). She also performs in the violin section with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra, Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra, Macomb Symphony, Flint Symphony, Saginaw Bay Symphony, Midland Symphony, Lansing Symphony and Detroit Opera Theater. Along with her performing responsibilities, she is the Orchestra Personnel Manager for the OS, the WS, the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra and the Macomb Symphony. Sherri has worked with many amazing artists including Andrea Bocelli, Aretha Franklin, John Tesh, Sandi Patty, Michael W. Smith, Johnny Mathis, Anne Murray, Alexander Zonjic, Regis Philbin, Harry Connick Jr., Josh Groban, Sarah McLachlan, Amy Grant, Sarah Brightman and wonderful musical groups like The Who, The Eagles, The Temptations, The Ten Tenors, Il Divo, Il Volo, Mannheim Steamroller, Citizen Zero, Warner Brothers Symphony, Wimborne Symphony, The Tea Party, and Celtic Women. She also performed with the Game of Thrones concert series with the Composer and Director, Ramin Djawdi. Aside from her active performance schedule, Sherri also has been teaching and coaching in the Flint, Detroit, and Petoskey areas since 1990, and she is the current University of Michigan – Flint instructor of violin, viola, and string chamber music.