Bachelor of Music,
Master of Music,
Sarah Huesman is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and began studying cello at the age of 6. While attending high school at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Sarah was a member of the Jia String Quartet, a semi-finalist at the 2013 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in South Bend, Indiana. She studied privately with Brooks Whitehouse during her time at UNC School of the Arts.
Sarah Huesman earned accolades in a number of music competitions while in high school including 1st Place in the 2013 Music Academy of North Carolina String Competition; 1st Place in the Junior Division of the 2014 NC Chapter of the American String Teachers Association (ASTA); and 3rd Place in the 2014 Peter Perret Youth Talent Search.
Sarah Huesman is a rising cellist and teacher in the South Florida region. She currently teaches at the University of Miami Frost Preparatory Program, in Coral Gables and performs locally with various organizations.
Ms. Huesman completed degrees from the University of Miami Frost School of Music (Bachelor's Degree), in Coral Gables, FL, and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (Master's Degree), in Cincinnati, Ohio, having the honor of studying with professors Ross Harbaugh and Alan Rafferty.
During her time at the Frost School of Music,,University of Miami, in Coral Gables, she was an active member of the Stamps String Quartet, Frost Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Ibis (Contemporary Music), and occasionally played with the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra. Sarah has performed in masterclasses for Zuill Bailey, Paul Watkins, and Sir James Galway.
Huesman’s summer studies and festival experiences have included participation in the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival, the Meadowmount School of Music, and the International Music Festival of the Adriatic (IMFA) in Duino, Italy. More recently, she attended the Castleman Quartet Program in 2015 and 2016 and the National Music Festival in 2017.
Recent performances have been with the Naples Philharmonic, Miami City Ballet orchestra, and the Listeso String Quartet.
Although classically trained, Sarah loves making music across many genres and has collaborated with artists such as Björk, Kygo, and Kishi Bashi. Whenever she is back home in North Carolina, she loves to play folk music with her brother Will, guitarist and singer.
In her free time she enjoys catching up on her favorite crime podcasts, exploring Miami, and spending time with friends and family.