Sara Gabalawi

Sara G.

Havertown, PA

About Sara G.

Sara teaches: Ages 6 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: 2012
Last sign in: Last week


Hello. I am a 25 year old cellist and graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, Peabody Conservatory of Music and Conservatorium van Amsterdam. I have studied, performed and worked in the United States and Europe. I am passionate about teaching cello and music as well. In addition, I love animals, art and nature. I would be happy to get to know you or your child and share my love of music!


Private Cello Teacher

Sep 2012 - Present

Teaching cello to students of all ages and levels

Babysitter and Au Pair

Jun 2009 - Present

Babysitter and au pair to families in The USA and The Netherlands, children ages 2-10


May 2009 - Present
Various organizations

Animal rights, child advocacy, causes I care about


Jan 2009 - Present
Self/various ensembles in the USA and Europe

Chamber music, orchestra, recitals, gigs, teaching, solo, music theory


Oct 2015 - May 2016
Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Tucson, Arizona

Camp Counselor and Music Teacher

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture - Philadelphia, PA

Taught music, organized lessons, acted as camp counselor, children 6-18


Diploma: Cello Performance

Aug 2013 - Jun 2015
Conservatorium van Amsterdam

Bachelor of Music: Cello Performance and Bachelor of Humanities/Liberal Arts

Sep 2009 - May 2013
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University


Suzuki Cello Teacher

May 2013
Suzuki Association of the Americas

Suzuki Teacher Training "Every Child Can!"
(Unit 1 training in progress)


Merit Scholarship Recipient

Apr 2015
Conservatorium van Amsterdam

Scholarship Recipient

May 2013
Swedish Women's Educational Association (SWEA) of Washington D.C.

Dean's List with High Honors

Sep 2009
Peabody Institute of the John's Hopkins University

Beatrice Feldman Kahn and Raymond S. Kahn Endowed Scholarship in Cello

Sep 2009
Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University

Anne Newman Chamber Music Advanced Study Scholarship

Jun 2008
Settlement Music School

Concerto Competition Winner and Soloist

Mar 2007
Philadelphia Sinfonia Orchestra

Concerto Competition Winner

Jun 2006
Philadelphia International Music Festival

Chamber Orchestra Scholarship

May 2004
Settlement Music School


Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc.

Jun 2014

The Suzuki Association of the Americas, Inc. is the not-for-profit organization officially licensed to support, guide, and promote Suzuki education in North, Central, and South America. The SAA was founded in 1972 and currently has about 8,000 members.

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1 Review on Sara G.

Gil Dec 29, 2016
Cello · In home
Sara is wonderful! She is patient, talented, dedicated and very nice. Our daughter has been rapidly learning and not only looks forward to her cello lesson, but practices without being reminded. This is new and it's due to Sara's teaching and motivational skills. All thumbs up!
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