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Cathy Sheridan is an international classical and commercial musician having performed in venues such as Lincoln Center and places as far as Bangkok, Thailand. Ms. Sheridan has been a featured soloist with the Schenectady Symphony, Glens Falls Symphony, and American Guild of Organists Eastern New York Chapter, as well as numerous local ensembles. She has commissioned many new works for the trumpet repertoire and in 2010 was invited to premiere James Corigliano’s Sonata for Trumpet and Piano at the annual Conference of the International Trumpet Guild in Sydney, Australia.

Cathy is currently the First Call Trumpet for Proctors Theatre (Schenectady, NY), Assistant Principal Trumpet for the Glens Falls Symphony, Second Trumpet for the Schenectady Symphony, and is a founding member of the critically acclaimed chamber ensemble: Tri-City Brass.  She has also appeared with the Air National Guard Band of the Northeast, Albany Chamber Brass, Albany Pro Musica, Albany Symphony Orchestra, Aoede Consort, Battenkill Chorale, Burnt Hills Oratorio Society, Butterfield Brass Band, Capital Region Wind Ensemble, Hubbard Hall Opera Theater, Octavo Singers, Pandemonia Orchestra, Park Playhouse, The Saint Rose Camerata, Saratoga Choral Festival, and The Voices of Cooperstown, to name a few.

Cathy is formerly the Adjunct Professor of Trumpet at Adirondack Community College.

Cathy has performed with numerous international touring productions, most notably Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, The Book of Mormon and Wicked. She has also appeared with prominent artists to include Sarah Chang, Kristin Chenoweth, Vincent Falcone, Aretha Franklin, The Irish Tenors, Johnny Mathis, Gunther Schuller, and Elaine Stritch, among many others.

Cathy is the President of the Schenectady - Amsterdam Musical Union (Local 85-133 of the American Federation of Musicians), and is also a member of the International Trumpet Guild and Theatre Musicians Association.

Cathy received a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics from Columbia University and Bachelor of Music in Performance from Boston University, studying trumpet with Roger Voisin.  She served as a Combat Engineer Captain in the United States Army, is a Professional Engineer in New York State, and is the Deputy Chief Engineer for the New York State Thruway Authority and Canal Corporation.