Sarah Haines

Sarah H.

Van Nuys, CA

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Sarah delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
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Ages 5+

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Currently residing in Los Angeles, Sarah H. graduated in 2017 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At UNC, she was an active performer with the UNC Symphony Orchestra, UNC Wind Ensemble, Triangle Youth Ballet, Charanga Carolina, and various chamber ensembles. She earned a review in the CVNC Arts Journal on her performance with the UNC Symphony Orchestra of Mendelssohn’s 5th symphony stating, “Woodwinds were marvelous, not the least flute soloist Sarah H.”

In 2016, Sarah studied in Vienna, Austria at the Institute for the International Education of Students where she took lessons with Ulrike Anton and often performed with chamber ensembles at the Palais Corbelli. Her musical endeavors have also taken her to perform at the White House in 2012, and in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 2011 as a member of the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Sarah has participated in various summer programs, including the Orford Music Academy and the Aria International Summer Academy, as well as masterclasses at the Colburn Conservatory of Music, the Eastman School of Music, and the University of Michigan. She has performed for several major pedagogues including Jim Walker, Denis Bouriakov, Julien Beaudiment, Bonita Boyd, Amy Porter, and Leone Buyse. Sarah currently studies with Jill Felber, and has also studied with Brooks de Wetter-Smith, Sarah Busman, and Lindsay Leach-Sparks.

An active teacher, Sarah has taught private lessons since she was a sophomore in high school. She was involved in UNC’s music outreach program, Musical Empowerment, through which she gave free lessons to students from low-income families.

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Communications Assistant
Aug 2014 - May 2017
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Flute Teacher
Aug 2015 - May 2016
Musical Empowerment

Volunteer organization through which children in under-served communities are given free music lessons


Bachelor of Music - Flute Performance
Aug 2013 - May 2017
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
High School Diploma
Aug 2009 - Jun 2013
Archbishop Spalding High School


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Limited Proficiency

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Eileen Aug 20, 2017
Flute · In home

Sarah is a great teacher!! She was incredibly kind and patient with my daughter who was a complete beginner. She is also a really talented flutist!

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