Arnold Sherman, a resident of Tyler, Texas, is a free-lance composer and Chancel Choir Director at Pollard United Methodist Church. He has over 400 compositions in print, including pieces for hand bells, vocal choirs, orchestra, band, piano and organ. His love of theater has led him to be a founding member of the Pollard Theater Center where he has served as Director and/or Music Director for numerous shows, including Oliver!, The King and I, The Pirates of Penzance, and Steel Magnolias. Arnold has also served as Director and/or Music Director for the Tyler Civic Theater's productions of My Fair Lady, Cole, Nunsense, I Do! I Do!. As an actor, he has taken the roles of Fagin in Oliver! and Ernie in Rumors with the Pollard Theater Center, and Hysterium in A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum for the Tyler Civic Theater. This is Arnold's eigth season with TSF.