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Hofmeister, Sherry,

Sherry Hofmeister taught Suzuki Violin for 30 years through the Preparatory Department at the University of Louisville School of Music. She received her training from some of the finest teachers in the United States. Mrs. Hofmeister also taught five years in a Title 1 program in the Jefferson County Public Schools; six years at the Kentucky School for the Blind; five years at Wheeler Elementary; and at various workshops and institutes, including Lexington, Kentucky; Hanover, Indiana; and Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She has performed with various quartets, and church and seminary orchestras.

After retiring from the University of Louisville in May of 2005, she moved to The Villages of Florida with her husband, Bill. Because of her love of teaching, she began teaching at the Villages Charter School where she often referred to her students as "my kids". She also played with the Camerata String Ensemble and the Villages Orchestra.

Sherry was married to her high school sweetheart Bill on January 31st, 1958. Her husband played professional baseball for 5 years, and they returned to Louisville Ky to raise their family. Sherry has three sons, Marty, Chris and Bill; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of Sherry's life will be held Friday, September 23, 2016 at 2 p.m. at Middletown Christian Church, 500 N. Watterson Trail, Louisville. Memorial donations in Sherry's name may be made to the U of L Suzuki String Institute.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Sept. 17, 2016
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