1962, while still in Bunnell High School, Bob Sherman joined the SCCB which
was under the leadership of it's founder and first conductor, Bob Lenox.
At that time, Elliot David, the present band president was also a member.
Bob continued to play with the band during the summer hiatus while he attended
the University of Bridgeport and the Pennsylvania College of Podiatric
Medicine. After completing his residency in Podiatric Medicine at
St. Lukes and Children's Medical Center in Philadelpia, he returned to
Stratford and resumed playing full time with the band.
addition to the SCCB, Bob plays alto sax once a month with the Temple B'Nai
Israel band which plays a variety of Klezmer and religious music for a
Friday night service. It has become the most popular Friday
night service at the synagogue.
addition to his music, Bob has been active in the Boy Scouts for 48 years,
recently serving as a member of the Council Executive Board. He
is a recipient of the Silver Beaver, the highest honor a council
bestows upon a scouter.
has also been very active in his professional associations, having
as president of the Fairfield County and the Connecticut State
Medical Associations and received the J.D. Walker
of the Year award.
lives in Stratford with his wife Sandy, a mathematics teacher at
High School. They have two children. Michelle works in
podiatry office and David teaches psychology at UCLA where he resides
with his wife Heejung Kim, also a psychologist, and their son Jacob, who
was born in August, 2001 and is the "greatest grandson in the world."
has enjoyed playing with the SCCB for the 40 years under the direction
of a great many talented conductors and he counts Steve
conducting talents to be among the very best. Bob has said:
at our Tuesday night rehearsals and concerts is a most
change of pace activity in my life."