Sarah began her violin studies at age 6 at the North York Suzuki School of Music with Heidi Behrenbruch, who inspired her love of violin. She completed her Bachelors of Music in violin at the University of Toronto, studying with Katherine Rapoport and Annalee Patipatanakoon. She is currently privately studying violin and pedagogy with Vanessa Mio (London).
Sarah is a recognized Suzuki teacher with the Suzuki Association of the Americas, and her training has included teacher development at the Southwestern Ontario Suzuki Institute (Ontario), Ithaca College’s Suzuki Institute (New York State), and the Indiana University Summer String Academy.
Sarah is passionate about inspiring a love for violin and music, and excellence in teaching. When she is not playing, Sarah enjoys being active with her husband and dog, reading, and digging in her balcony veggie garden.