Sarah Peters, Violin

Sarah Peters is a violinist based in Washington, DC.  She is also a member of the Britt Festival Orchestra and a former violinist with the New World Symphony. She currently plays with the  Baltimore Chamber Orchestra and Baltimore Symphony as an extra musician. As a chamber musician, Sarah has appeared on Kansas Public Radio Live. Festival appearances include New York String Orchestra Seminar, Spoleto Festival USA, Pacific Music Festival, and Tanglewood Music Center, where she received the Jules C. Reiner Violin Prize.

A passionate educator and ambassador for community engagement, Sarah served on the board for the Olathe Youth Symphony in Kansas from 2019-2022; she also served on faculty at Carnegie Hall’s NYO2 and worked to write and produce education and outreach performances for the New World Symphony.

Born in Tokyo, Japan, Sarah began her studies with the Suzuki Method. After moving to the US, she continued her education with University of Missouri – Kansas City professor Benny Kim. She received her Bachelor of Music and Graduate Diploma from the New England Conservatory, where she studied with Paul Biss and Nicholas Kitchen. She also holds a certificate in full stack software engineering and enjoys a career as a web developer at Georgetown University. She lives in Washington, DC, with fellow LAMF musician, Bradley Loudis, and their son Kenji.


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