Andrew Sheranian, piano
Since 2010, Andrew Sheranian has been employed as Organist and Master of Choristers at the Parish of All Saints, Ashmont in Boston, an Anglo-Catholic church known for its commitment to excellence in liturgy and music. The position at Ashmont includes recruiting, training, and conducting the Choir of Men and Boys, as well as playing the parish’s two, independent pipe organs: C.B. Fisk’s Opus 103 and Skinner Organ Company’s Opus 708.
Before starting work in Boston, Mr. Sheranian was employed for seven years as the Organist and Choirmaster at Christ’s Church in Rye, New York – a position which included working with a large semi-professional choir made up of adults, teens, boys, and girls.
Prior to his appointment in Rye, Mr. Sheranian was enrolled at Yale University through the Institute of Sacred Music, where he completed his Master of Music degree. While enrolled at Yale, Mr. Sheranian was engaged as Fellow in Church Music at Christ Church New Haven, where he worked with Martin Jean and Robert Lehman.
His undergraduate training was completed at the New England Conservatory of Music, under the tutelage of William Porter. As a student in Boston, he worked with Michael Kleinschmidt as Assistant Organist at All Saints, Ashmont. He has given solo recitals at Boston’s Old West and Old South Churches, Christ Church in Cambridge, Busch Hall at Harvard University, Methuen Memorial Music Hall, St. Mary the Virgin and St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in New York City, and at the Cathedral of the Madeleine and on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.
In February of 2006, Mr. Sheranian undertook a concert tour of Japan, where he played solo recitals at Suntory Hall in Tokyo, and Minato Mirai Hall in Yokohama.
In addition to his church and concert engagements, Mr. Sheranian is a member of the Association of Anglican Musicians, and has served as a Regional Chair of that organization. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Royal School of Church Music in America.