Sarah has taught applied and secondary violin lessons at the university level as well as workshops, chamber music coachings and sectionals in the public school system.
In addition to her work in secondary and higher education, Sarah maintained a large private studio at the Louisville Academy of Music and her home while she lived in Kentucky. She has performed as a violinist and viol da gambist at Oberlin’s Baroque Performance Institute, Sewanee Summer Music Festival and as a member of the Royal Welsh String Soloists performing across Britain.
Sarah has performed in events across the world, such as a private gala for HRH Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace, at the National Theatre of Costa Rica, and in Lincoln Cathedral in England.
“I think that Ms. Sarah is a great teacher with lots of patience and energy! Ms. Sarah gives the same care and attention as well as enthusiasm to each student she teaches.
She empathizes with me and understands why I make mistakes and is able to fix my problems before they turn into bad habits. She is also very understanding on a personal level whether I'm having school or family problems.
Ms. Sarah never gets frustrated or aggravated even if I make silly mistakes during my lesson and will sometimes go over in the lesson to help me even if it is her only break time. Overall, she is a wonderful teacher whom I always look forward to having class with!” -Lillian P.
“I highly recommend Ms. Sarah for violin lessons. She has tremendous patience with my young (very fidgety) child. We have made excellent progress with reading music, playing violin, and learning to perform at recitals. Sarah is extremely professional and has great teaching abilities.” -Kim R
“Personally, Mrs. Sarah is very nice and patient, and a very good teacher to have.”
“Ms. Sarah’s combined skill, experience and love for music makes her a highly qualified as a violin teacher. She inspires you to put more time into your music.” -Iris N.
“Since my young son started to learn from Ms. Cole a year ago, he has learned so much from her and his tone and sound has really improved a lot. -Yiquen. M
In-person lessons are currently not offered due to COVID-19, however my violin studio is functioning as normal online and thriving! Sign up for a lesson today! Offered on Zoom and GoogleDuo.
You can sign up for lessons even if you do not live in Buffalo NY