Sarah Shin

Sarah Shin is a vibrant and versatile performer, educator, and collaborator. She has performed at Symphony Hall in Boston, Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York City, John F. Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Gewandhaus Theatre in Leipzig Germany, and in concert venues throughout Seoul, South Korea. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Musical Arts at Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts under the tutelage of Bart Feller, as the graduate teaching assistant. 
 
As an educator, Sarah gives private flute lessons and masterclasses to students of all levels currently residing in the Greater New York City Area. She has taught master classes and workshops in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Iowa, Utah, and New Jersey. Sarah has performed in festivals in France, Brazil, Mexico, and nation-wide within the United States. She has participated music festivals such as Round Top Festival Institute (TX), Brevard Music Center (NC), Colorado College Music Festival (CO), and Opera in the Ozarks (AR) as principal flute. 
 
Along with a substantial teaching and performing schedule, Sarah is an active chamber musician. She is a founding member of the Emissary Quartet. Most recently, they were awarded a New Music USA Grant for the year of 2017 to launch their Call for Scores Project. Other awards include the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University and multiple grants from the Friends of Flute Foundation. Emissary Quartet was quarterfinalists in the 2016 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition. They also performed at the National Flute Association's 44th Convention in San Diego, California. 
 
Sarah received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Flute Performance from Carnegie Mellon University School of Music, and her Masters in Flute Performance from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, as a Barbara and David Jacobs Scholar. Her primary instructors include Jeanne Baxtresser, Bart Feller, Thomas Robertello, Marianne Gedigian, Alberto Almarza, and Judy Grant.