Instructor of Piano, Interlochen Arts Camp; Faculty, Interlochen Piano Institute
Collaborative and solo pianist
D.M.A., Piano Performance with Pedagogy Cognate, Michigan State University; M.M., Piano Performance, University of Illinois; B.M. Piano Performance, Michigan State University
Sheryl Iott is an active solo and collaborative performer, speaker, and adjudicator. She recently spent a semester on a Fulbright Scholarship, teaching piano pedagogy and coaching collaborative piano/chamber music at the University of Brasilia in Brasilia, Brazil. While there she performed with numerous UnB faculty, featuring music of myriad South American composers. She has also performed in Italy and throughout the U.K. as well as in many cities in the U.S.
Dr. Iott has served on the faculties of Grand Rapids Community College, Hope College, Michigan State University, and Calvin College. Various appointments have included teaching piano, piano pedagogy, keyboard skills, music appreciation, and duties as staff accompanist. She is also a member of the Board of Examiners for the Royal Conservatory of Music of Toronto, for which she also works as an online certification facilitator. She has been teaching at Interlochen since 2005.