with pianist Justine Langman
Lukas Foss: Capriccio for Cello and Piano
J.S. Bach: Suite No. 1 in G Major
Elliot Carter: Figment for Cello Alone
Hector Villa Lobos: Song of the Black Swan
Beethoven: Sonata No. 3 in A Major
About Sarah Bish
Cellist Sarah Bish earned her Bachelor of Music in Cello Performance at the Cleveland Institute of Music and a Masters in Music in Cello Performance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She made her solo debut in 2008, performing with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic after winning first prize in the Virtuoso-in-Progress Concerto Competition. Her principal teachers include Astrid Schween, Merry Peckham, and Madeleine Golz, with additional instruction from Steven Doane, Timothy Eddy, and Alisa Weilerstein. Sarah has made appearances at festivals such as the June in Buffalo Performance Institute, the Chautauqua Institute, the Aria International Music Academy, and the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute. She is currently a Young Artist Fellow at the Perlman Music Program Chamber Music Workshop and fellow at the Summer Music School, where she works closely with Itzhak and Toby Perlman and has performed in chamber music concerts with Mr. Perlman and Ron Leonard. Sarah is an alum of the Thurnauer School of Music, where she studied with Madeleine Golz from 2006-2010, participated in four Handler Master Classes at Thurnauer with Steven Isserlis, Peter Wiley, Jonathan Spitz, and Fred Sherry, and was selected as the winner of Thurnauer Symphony Orchestra’s first ever concerto competition, in 2007.