Sarah Wenger

Sarah W.

Mukilteo, WA
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Lesson Details

Viola

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate
Experienced performer and pedagogue of 6 years, students of all ages and levels welcome! Lessons are customized and catered to the needs/goals of each student. Lessons are focused around technique, repertoire, and basic theory to ensure each student develops the strong foundation necessary to achieve their musical goals.
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About

Sarah delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 3+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2012

Sarah W. is a recent graduate of University of Nebraska-Lincoln; earning her Bachelors of Music in Violin Performance. She has distinguished herself as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral player, as well as having a keen interest in teaching.

Sarah has performed extensively throughout the Midwest, Pacific Northwest, and Europe, and has served as section violinist of the Lincoln Symphony Orchestra as well as concertmaster of the UNL Symphony Orchestra during her time there. She has studied privately with and worked with internationally recognized performing artists and teachers.

In addition to performing, Sarah has a love for string pedagogy and has been an active instructor in the Kansas City, Lincoln, and Seattle areas. She is currently an elementary strings teacher at Lockwood Elementary, private strings instructor, and chamber music coach with the Northshore School District and Seattle Chamber Music Society. She enjoys working with people from all different backgrounds and ages.

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Experience

Music Educator
Sep 2017 - Present
Lockwood Elementary

Instruct a beginning strings class with a focus on viola.

Chamber Music Coach
Jan 2017 - Present
Seattle Chamber Music Society

Work with chamber music ensembles in middle and high schools to develop ensemble and artistic skills.

Sub Section Violin
Sep 2016 - Present
Saratoga Symphony Orchestra

Perform a variety of different musical orchestral works at a high level and under a short period of time.

Orchestral and Chamber Music Coach
Sep 2016 - Present
Inglemoor High School

Run orchestra sectionals, coach chamber music ensembles, introduce different techniques, and help students develop musical ideas.

Contracted Section Violin
Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant Pacific Northwest Tour

Contracted Section Violin
Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
Lincoln Symphony Orchestra

Perform a variety of different musical orchestral works at a high level and under a short period of time.

Education

Bachelor of Music- Violin Performance
Sep 2012 - May 2016
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
French
Limited Proficiency

1 Review

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Mimi Mar 31, 2018
Violin · In studio

Sarah is such a wonderful teacher and person! My daughter has learned so much since starting and now has the confidence to regularly participate in recitals!

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