Personal Summary / Bio
Sarah Weiner is an active performer on both modern and historical instruments. She has performed with various ensembles around the country including; The Bach Sinfonia, New Trinity Baroque, Texas Camerata, Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, Vox Amadeus, The American Classical Orchestra, Folger Consort, Londontowne Symphony, Washington Bach Consort, and l’Orchestra Classica di Santa Croce in Batignano, Italy. She is a founding member of Sarabande, a trio of three Baroque oboists (all named Sarah) who perform 18th-century chamber music for double-reed instruments, and a former member of the cross-over group Ensemble Galilei, which combines early performance practice with Celtic folk music traditions. Sarah also teaches privately and at the University of Virginia where she has coached the early music ensembles. Originally from the Pacific Northwest , Sarah completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Washington , and later migrated to the Midwest where she completed her Master of Music in Historical Performance at the Oberlin Conservatory. She continued her graduate studies at the Early Music Institute at Indiana University where she was a winner in the 1996 Early Music Institute concerto competition. Sarah has recorded for Telarc, Dorian, and Maggie’s Music. During the day Sarah can generally be found at the Folger Shakespeare Library where she has worked since 2000.