Sarah Small

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2019

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Viola

Location: Royal College of Music

Sarah is a viola da gamba player currently studying for a Master of Performance at the Royal College of Music with Reiko Ichise.
During her undergraduate studies as a recorder player at the RCM, she was introduced to the viola da gamba and instantly fell in love. Since then, she has participated in masterclasses with musicians including Vittorio Ghielmi, Christoph Coin, Paolo Pandolfo and Ton Koopman, graduated with a joint Bachelors degree on both instruments, and was awarded the Deutschlandstipendium scholarship to study with Hille Perl in Bremen, Germany, before returning to the UK in 2018.
Sarah performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician across Europe.
She is delighted to be supported by the Robert McFadzean Whyte Award and Help Musicians UK.