|Sherri L. Boschen, Church Organist
Sherri was born and raised in central Virginia. She began private organ lessons at the age of 5.
When she was 11, she starting playing for church services at various denominations in her
home town. While in high school, she studied with Eddie Weaver, a nationally recognized
theater organist, and enjoyed the opportunity to play several historical Wurlitzer theater
organs in Richmond, VA (Byrd Theater and The Mosque). During this period, she accompanied
choirs, musicals, and local variety shows. After beginning a life-long career in the
financial services industry, she continued her part-time musical career as a church organist.
It was during this time that she studied under master organist, Charles Cooke, who was the Organist
and Choirmaster of the Men & Boy’s Choir at All Saints Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia.
She is a member of the American Guild of Organists and the Royal School of Church Music. Sherri came to SUMC in 2007.
She and her high school sweetheart husband, Chuck, have been married 44 years. In 2004, he retired
, and they moved to Myrtle Beach. Sherri retired from Merrill Lynch in 2015 and continues to enjoy her part-time career as church organist here at SUMC. In her spare time she enjoys
kayaking, cycling, making jewelry, gardening and reading.