Sarah began playing flute when she was just seven years old, coming home and declaring she wanted to play piccolo. After some negotiation with her parents, she began flute lessons. Until she went to college, she studied with members of the President’s Own US Marine Band including; Beth Plunk, Dawn Kulak, and Sharon Winton.
Sarah found her true passion for performing while at James Madison University with Dr. Beth Chandler, and Ohio University studying with Alison Brown Sincoff. While in school, Sarah enjoyed performing in Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Chamber Ensembles, and New Music Ensemble.
Sarah’s students have been selected as winner of the Baltimore Symphony's Side-By-Side concerto competition, and have played in the Baltimore Symphony Side-By-Side Orchestra, GT Band, All-County band and orchestra, and Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra. Sarah's students regularly receive superior ratings in county and state Solo & Ensemble, and sit first chair in their school bands and orchestras .
When she doesn’t have her flute in her hands, Sarah works as marketing manager and box office manager for The Columbia Orchestra, a community orchestra based in Columbia, MD.