Sarah Barrett, a native of the Philadelphia area, began her study of the cello at age eight. She holds a Bachelors of Music in Cello Performance from the Hartt School where she is currently pursuing a Masters of Music in Cello Performance and Suzuki Pedagogy. She studies with Professor Mihai Tetel, and has received Suzuki Training from Blake Brasch. Sarah also performs with the Hartt School Symphony Orchestra and is a regular member of both the Torrington Symphony and the Beth El Temple Symphony. She has recorded on soundtracks for several short films and for music artists including Orice Jenkins and Kenny Hambler. Sarah maintains a private teaching studio and performs throughout the Hartford County area as a freelance musician. She has been teaching cello for 10 years, chamber groups and ensembles for 8 years, and violin/viola for 4 years. Sarah also has extensive experience with classical styles ranging from Baroque to Romantic, as well as musical theatre, opera, movie soundtracks, and pop music.