Hershey, Sharon

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Born: 1964

Country: USA

Studies: University of Pennsylvania (1992)

Teachers: George Crumb

Sharon Hershey, a composer who studied with George Crumb - and who wrote a subtly simple setting of an Easter text, ``At Early Dawn They Rise to Come, for the Lady Chapel Singers - says that her music directly relates to her spirituality. Indeed, she has given up writing concert music - she has had works performed both here and abroad - to concentrate exclusively on the writing of sacred music under the pseudonym Marion.[1]

Works for Percussion

Chapin - Percussion Duo; Marimba Duo


  1. Excerpt from Article - philly.com (Accessed March 20, 2013)