Arnold B. Sherman, currently living in Tyler, Texas, is a freelance composer, co‑founder of Red River Music, and Music and Arts Director at First United Methodist Church in Henderson, Texas.
At Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland and Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Arnold completed undergraduate studies in Music Education. Now, he is in frequent demand as clinician and guest conductor. Arnold has led choral and handbell workshops, festivals, and reading sessions throughout the United States, Canada, England, Japan and the Bahamas. Arnold founded and currently directs the East Texas Handbell Ensemble, a community handbell choir located in the Tyler area.
Arnold has numerous choral and handbell pieces in print, and has been the recipient of an ASCAP Standard Award for each of the last eight years. An active member of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers, he is an Area IX past Chairman.