Freshman, Music Education
Sarah plays in the GVSU Concert quartet and brass quintet. She is currently a member of the Brass Band of Battle Creek’s Youth Brass Band. She is now studying tuba under Dr. Paul Carlson.
Sarah hails from Kalamazoo, MI, where she was homeschooled. She is skilled on other instruments including trombone, horn and flute, and she played in the Kalamazoo Central High School’s bands and various ensembles for West Michigan Homeschool Fine Arts.
Sarah also enjoys theater and has been in many productions, both onstage and in pit orchestras. In early 2016 she played Claire Holmes in “The Secret Garden” with Homeschool Performing Arts. She has also acted for Kalamazoo Central High School and has played in pit orchestras for Mostly Mental Players, Homeschool Performing Arts, Loy Norrix High School, and Polaris Players. She has also been a volunteer painter & usher for the Kalamazoo Civic Theater.
In December of 2016 she will complete her 12th season of marching band, having performed with the Northern Lights Homeschool Marching Band, as a Kalamazoo Central High School Marching Giant, as a Western Michigan University Bronco, and now with the Laker Marching Band.