Sarah McIver

Sarah M.

Catonsville, MD

About Sarah M.

Background check: Last verified 01/18/2016
Sarah passed a background check on 01/18/2016 that included the following:
  • National Criminal Record Check
  • County/State Criminal Record Check
  • Sex Offender Registry Search
  • SSN Trace & Verification
For more information, please click here.
Sarah teaches: Ages 5 and up
Special needs
Teaching since: March 1998
Last sign in: 4 days ago


I maintain a home studio in Catonsville and my school-age students have consistently been successful in competitions and auditions. I teach all ages, beginner through adult, and would also be pleased to offer flute ensemble or sectionals as well.

I have over 12 years of professional performing experience. While serving with the U.S. Army Field Band, I participated in numerous educational outreach activities ranging from elementary school presentations introducing younger students to music, high school sectionals and individual lessons, Google Hangouts for distance learning, and college-level master classes for flute students and chamber music groups.

I completed a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the University of Maryland, College Park in 2010. My thesis covered modern works by Flutist-Composers. I can introduce you to the work of extended techniques on the flute, while also providing a solid foundation in technique, tone production and interpretation.

Photos and Videos

Flute Fundamentals was produced while I was serving as Flute Section Leader with the U.S. Army Field Band.


Flute Instructor

Nov 2015 - Present
The Park School

Chamber Music Coach

Sep 2015 - Present
Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras


Sep 2015 - Present
Symphony Number One

Baroque Flutist

Jan 2009 - Present
Washingtons Camerata

Chamber Music

Jan 2007 - Dec 2014
Woodwind Ambassadors Quintet

Performed 17 recitals at top music schools around the US and Puerto Rico. Led master classes and coached college and high school chamber music groups.

Flute and Piccolo

Jan 2003 - Dec 2014
U.S. Army Field Band, Washington DC

Performed Flute and Piccolo in one of America's premiere military musical ensembles. Toured over 100 days per year. Featured soloist on six national tours.


Doctorate of Music, Flute Performance

Sep 2005 - May 2010
University of Maryland, College Park

Masters of Music - Flute

Sep 1999 - Jun 2001
Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK

Bachelors of Music - Flute

Sep 1995 - Jun 1999
McGill University, Montreal, Canada



Apr 2015
National Flute Association (NFA)


American Federation of Musicians

Mar 2012

A labor union representing professional musicians in the United States and Canada. Founding in 1896 as the successor to the "National League of Musicians," the AFM is the largest organization in the world representing the interests of professional musicians.

National Flute Association

Aug 1995

The National Flute Association, founded in 1972, is the largest flute organization in the world. Approximately 5,000 members from more than 50 countries join together in person, online, at conventions, informally and in forums, through publications and classrooms, in performance, in friendship and collegiality. Guided by its goals to encourage a higher standard of artistic excellence for the flute, its performers, and its literature, members include leading soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult amateurs, and students of all ages.

Write a Review

0 Reviews on Sarah M.

Previously Viewed