Musician Biographies

Sherry Graveson - Assistant Organist

Sherry Turner Graveson has been serving as organist at First Baptist Church for over twenty years and is also the associate organist at St Mary Catholic Church, both in Alexandria. She is a Colleague of the American Guild of Organists and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Organ Performance and Music Education from West Virginia University. Her organ teachers have included Edgar Highberger, William Haller and Donald Sutherland. Her piano teachers have included Carol Miller and James Miltenberger. Currently, she is an organ student of Jeremy Filsell.

As a professional accompanist, Sherry frequently plays for numerous vocal, instrumental and choral recitals, and accompanies members of the Washington, D.C. military bands. She is a staff accompanist at the Little Theater of Alexandria. Sherry has performed with the Washington Master Chorale Chamber Singers and the Washington Symphony Orchestra. Sherry also teaches private piano lessons. She and her husband George live in Alexandria with their three children Matthew, Timothy and Abigail.

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