Sarah has been teaching privately for over twenty years. She is a Virginia native who moved to Charlottesville in 2013 after 10 years teaching in the Nashville area. Sarah earned a Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education from Middle Tennessee State University with an endorsement in Vocal/General Music Education and is licensed by the State of TN. Sarah is Orff-Schulwerk certified and a member of NAfME, VMEA, and CMTA. She has played with the Merchants of Cool Jazz Ensemble, Tennessee All-Collegiate Band, lead worship around the east coast, and traveled with One Voice as a worship leader, camp counselor, and musician.  Sarah is a vocalist, saxophonist, and elementary woodwind and piano educator. Sarah considers teaching not just a passion but a great privilege. "I am blessed to be able to share my love of God and music with students everywhere. I get to watch them mature, not just in the realm of music but in life. How wonderful to be a part of their lives!"