Cellist & Teacher

SARAH SCHOEFFLER

ABOUT SARAH

American cellist Sarah Schoeffler is active as both a performer and pedagogue in New York City. She is a member of the innovative ensemble, The Orchestra Now, where she serves as one of the principal cellists. Prior to joining TŌN, Sarah was principal cellist of the Mannes Orchestra and the Mannes Opera Orchestra. She has also served as principal cellist for the Arezzo Opera Festival (Arezzo, Italy), MACE (Mannes American Composers Ensemble), Apotheosis Opera (New York, NY), the Joffrey Ballet (New York, NY), and has performed at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium, Alice Tully Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Severance Hall, Symphony Space, Teatro Petrarca, El Museo del Barrio, and Kaye Playhouse, among many others. Sarah is also a passionate chamber musician, and in December 2016 her piano trio, Trio FSX, made its Carnegie Hall debut in Weill Recital Hall.  In recital, notable performances include concerts with duo-partner Baron Fenwick at the Bohemian National Hall, The Frick Collection, Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, Ernst C. Stiefel Concert Hall, Church of the Holy Trinity, and the Hungarian House. Additional chamber music highlights include performances with Æon Music Ensemble at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall, collaboration with soprano Susanna Phillips at the Guggenheim Museum and French Institute Alliance Francaise, and performances at National Sawdust. She was a full-scholarship young artist at the Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Sarah holds BM and MM degrees from the Mannes College of Music, where she was a scholarship recipient and student of Marcy Rosen. Sarah plays a 1923 Noe Annichiarico cello from Bari, Italy.

Online Performances

Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church (New York, NY)
Piazza della Badia (Arezzo, Italy)
Quatuor Chat
With Seymour Lipkin
German Consulate (New York, NY)
Carnegie Hall: Zankel Hall (New York, NY)
Carnegie Hall: Weill Recital Hall (New York, NY)
Stiefel Hall (New York, NY)
Church of the Holy Trinity (New York, NY)
Kneisel Hall (Blue Hill, ME)
Kneisel Hall (Blue Hill, ME)
Kneisel Hall (Blue Hill, ME)
Elebash Recital Hall (New York, NY)
Kneisel Hall (Blue Hill, ME)
Kneisel Hall (Blue Hill, ME)
Carnegie Hall: Weill Recital Hall Backstage (New York, NY)
Kneisel Hall (Blue Hill, ME)
Auer Hall (Bloomington, IN)
German Consulate (New York, NY)
Frick Collection (New York, NY)
Frick Collection (New York, NY)
Frick Collection (New York, NY)
Frick Collection (New York, NY)
French Institute Alliance Francaise (New York, NY)
Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY)
Piazza della Badia (Arezzo, Italy)
Cortile del Palazzo Priori (Arezzo, Italy)
Teatro Petrarca (Arezzo, Italy)
Teatro Petrarca (Arezzo, Italy)

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