Sarah is a member of the BBC Concert Orchestra. She began her musical career aged 7 playing and singing in folk clubs and by the age of 11 she was gigging regularly on guitar with her junior school jazz combo "The Average Height Band"... She went on to study guitar and violin as joint principal studies at the Royal Academy of Music, winning several prizes and awards on the way including the Julian Bream Prize, Queensland Conservatorium of Music Guitar Prize and semi-
Sarah has worked in a wide variety of musical genres, as both writer and performer, from classical music to jazz, rock and pop. For the past eighteen years she has been the director of the Lullingstone String Quartet and has also written and performed string parts for T.V., pop & rock studio recordings and live performances. Her guitar and mandolin work has taken her to all kinds of venues playing all kinds of styles, from folk clubs and rock venues throughout Europe and the U.S. to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Opera North, English National Ballet, classical recitals and the West End. Recent shows on electric guitar include the UK tours of Jesus Christ Superstar and Blood Brothers as well as broadcasts for Radio 2 and Radio 3.
After 10 years as a lecturer in Popular Music and Performing Arts she combined her education work with performing, writing and conducting -
She is a violinist with the BBC Concert Orchestra and can often be heard on "Friday Night Is Music Night", the world's longest-