Music Director

  Crown City Symphony Music Directors

Dr. Paul J. Sherman is internationally known as a performer on baroque and modern instruments and an instrumental conductor. He teaches baroque oboe performance and is director of Le Canards du Roy, baroque oboe band at USC. On period instruments he performs with Grammy-nominated Santa Fe Pro Musica, Musica Angelica, San Diego Bach Collegium, Harmonia Baroque Players, Del Mar Baroque, and is a founding member of Jealous Nightingale Baroque.

Dr. Sherman can be contacted at http://pauljsherman.org/

Marvin Neumann conductor emeritus, has been a music educator in Southern California and overseas for over 30 years.  He has conducted institute orchestras at CSUN, CSULA, the University of Redlands, and Occidental College (Suzuki).

Mr. Neumann is Past-President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Church Musicians, and is currently Music Director at the First United Methodist Church of Whittier.  Additionally, he co-conducts the Pasadena Summer Youth Chamber Orchestra. He is also a composer whose works are published with Cantus Quercus Press.  Three of his concert band compositions and a brass quintet have been recently premiered, and one of his chamber works was broadcast over KUSC.

Marvin Neumann