Sheri Peterson, adjunct organ faculty at Brigham Young University, received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in organ performance from Brigham Young University where she studied with Don Cook and Douglas Bush. Actively involved in the American Guild of Organists (AGO), she has served in a variety of capacities, including two terms as dean of the Utah Valley Chapter, sub-dean and as a member of the Regional Nominating Committee. Sheri has earned her Colleague Certification (CAGO) and has organized many organ workshops, including a Pipe Organ Encounter (POE) for youth, and annual workshops attended by hundreds of people.
Sheri has taught university classes in music theory, sight singing, dictation, group organ, and private organ lessons. She has taught extensively at workshops and conferences, including the annual BYU Organ Workshop. In addition, she has a large private organ and piano studio. Sheri has been involved in church music for over forty years and is currently organist for the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Provo, Utah, as well as ward organist, and temple organist. She has performed with the symphony and various choirs, performed numerous recitals, as a soloist for BYU Devotional, and performed a concert for the West Region American Guild of Organists Convention.
In addition to her organ and teaching passion, Sheri loves gardening, is an avid family historian, and loves to spend time with her six children and five grandchildren.