Sherry Orr, Administrative Assistant
Sherry Orr is the Administrative Assistant for the Rollins College Department of Music as well as the Assistant to the Artistic Director for the Bach Festival Society. She has held these positions since the summers of 2007 and 2006 respectively. In both positions Ms. Orr works directly with Dr. John V. Sinclair, head of the Department of Music and the Artistic Director for the Bach Festival Society.
Ms. Orr describes herself as a “people person” and this proves to be an invaluable asset to both the Department of Music and the Bach Festival. She is the central contact point for many different aspects of the Department of Music which includes the more than 50 full-time and adjunct faculty, an average of 120 music majors, and the Department work study students. With the Bach Festival she is the liason for the 185 volunteer members of the Bach Festival Choir, and is responsible for coordinating the FreshStARTs outreach programs as well as the annual Young Artist Competition.
Ms. Orr graduated Summa Cum Laude earning her BA in Music through the Rollins College Hamilton Holt School in May of 2006. Prior to returning to school in the fall of 2002 she was a Music Evangelist sharing the Grace of God in song through a solo concert ministry throughout the US and overseas and has 4 professional solo recordings to her credit.
Ms. Orr and her husband, Bill, are both Orlando natives. They have a daughter Shevin, son-in-law, Henry and three beautiful grandsons Zale, Chase, and Dean. In her spare time Ms. Orr enjoys her family, friends, scrapbooking, gardening and being ‘Mimi’ to her grandsons. In the quiet times she enjoys spending time with the Lord.