Sarah Whitnah

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Sarah Whitnah holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance from St. Olaf College, and a Master’s Degree from the University of Denver where she studied with violinist Linda Wang.

During her time at St. Olaf College she toured both domestically and internationally with the St. Olaf Orchestra, serving as its Concert Master from 2007-2008. She continues her orchestral involvement currently holding positions in the Sphere Ensemble, Boulder Chamber Orchestra, the Fort Collins Symphony, the Greeley Philharmonic, and many other Colorado ensembles.

Taking an active role in supporting new music and today’s emerging composers, Whitnah performs as the principal violinist for the new music chamber ensemble, The Playground Ensemble, artists-in-residence at Colorado Metro State University.

Ms. Whitnah has also performed with notable artists including, Glee’s Daren Criss, Kygo, Icelandic band KALEO, Tina Guo, and Manheim Steamroller.

Additionally, Whitnah maintains a private teaching studio from her home in Arvada, CO, where she lives with her husband and small dachshund Stormaggedon.

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