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International violist, Sarah Lowenstein performs as a solo and collaborative artist in the U.S. and abroad. She has appeared as a soloist in three continents, including multiple performances in Carnegie Hall and a televised solo recital with the Kostroma Symphony Orchestra. She is the recipient of numerous awards for her playing, including first place in the American Fine Arts Festival Competition and second place in the AFAF Concerto Competition. She has been listed by Style Magazine as one of Baltimore's most talented musicians.
Sarah is an advocate of new compositions and has commissioned and premiered works by composers such as Jonathan Leshnoff and Boris Pigovat. She is also a promoter of music composed in the Holocaust. To further this passion, she performs concerts and lecture recitals of music composed within the camps and ghettos, including music by Gideon Klein, Hans Krasa and others. Sarah co-founded and directed the concert series, Chamber Encounters and music program, Baltimore Bows. Currently, she performs as a member of Ensemble Rosé.
As a teacher, Sarah takes a holistic approach to learning in which she focuses on the musical, physical, intellectual and emotional development of each student. Sarah worked as a teaching assistant in the University of Alabama and has taught in numerous music schools as well as in her own studio. Sarah currently enjoys brining the joys of music to her community in her private studio.
Sarah’s education includes study at the Rubin Academy of Music and Peabody Conservatory with renowned teachers, Gad Lewertoff, Victoria Chiang and Maria Lambros. She holds a BM and MM and a DMA from the Peabody Conservatory.