Originally from Buffalo, NY, Sarah joined the Charlotte Symphony in 2014. After receiving her Bachelors from the Peabody Conservatory, where she studied with Alan Stepansky, she completed her Master's in Orchestral Performance at the Manhattan School of Music in 2013. Prior to joining the CSO, Sarah performed frequently with the Buffalo Philharmonic, New Haven Symphony, and New World Symphony. Festivals include Music Academy of the West, Arizona Musicfest, American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Roycroft Chamber Music Festival, and National Repertory Orchestra. Outside of music Sarah likes writing, vegan cooking, and trying to identify people's origins based on their accents. She is a strong advocate for animal rights and for Waldorf education.