Soprano Sarah Bach is possessed with a voice of "sparkling tone", "very fine legato" and "excellent coloratura technique" and is said to "communicate beautifully and convincingly".
She has sung internationally throughout the UK, Canada and USA including the Southwest corridor and the New England area.
Her recent performances include recitals at Northern Arizona University, Smith College, Boston University, New England Conservatory, Boston Athenaeum, Smith College, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi for the 400th Anniversary of the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico and performances in the Boston, Cambridge and Cape Cod area with the Arabella Ensemble.
A champion of new song, her repertoire ranges from oratorio and opera to art song and chamber music.
In 2011, Ms. Bach appeared with other NEC faculty at a Memorial Concert for composer Milton Babbitt at New England Conservatory winning her accolades for her performance.
"...the performance of Du by Sarah Bach and Rodney Lister...was so well-executed that it generated a certain appeal on a separate plane than that of the structural organization - a phenomenon not uncommon to Babbitt's music." (Boston Musical Intelligencer)
In addition, she participated in faculty artist recitals at Boston University and Greenwood Music Camp with violinist Rebecca Fischer and composer John Rodney Lister performing his works.
In 2010, Ms. Bach was honored and priviledged to be asked to perform for the celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico with pianist Emily Murphy.
In the summer of that year, she was chosen as the Emerging Artist for Music at Eden's Edge performing cantata works of Handel and Vivaldi in Danvers, Gloucester and Peabody.
A 2008 NATSAA Regional Finalist of New England, Ms. Bach was named a Stern Fellow for Songfest in Malibu, CA (2009) and scholarship recipient for the Theatre of Art Song program as part of the Vancouver International Song Institute in Vancouver, BC (2010).
Over the last few years, Ms. Bach and Ms. Emily Murphy invited other artists to join the Arabella Ensemble of Boston creating the opportunity to perform vocal music for women's quartet and piano.
Her other upcoming performances in the 2016-2017 season include concerts in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York.
A passionate supporter of art song and new song composition, Sarah Bach premiered composer Elisabeth Mehl Greene's song "Dizia" in 2007 and has enjoyed collaborating on new works with other Boston musicians.
In 2011, she performed John Rodney Lister's song cycle "Only the lemon of desire" with violinist Rebecca Fischer and and pianist John Rodney Lister at Greenwood Music Camp in the Pioneer Valley Hill towns of MA and a faculty artist recital at Boston University.
Ms. Bach appeared with other NEC faculty for a Memorial Concert at New England Conservatory for Milton Babbitt in October of that year performing "Du" and other prominent works by the composer.
Ms. Bach holds a Master of Music degree in Voice from The Longy School of Music and a Bachelor of Music degree in Voice Performance from the University of Massachusetts.
She also received vocal and music education training from The Hartt School of Music and The Crane School of Music.
Ms. Bach is a student of acclaimed mezzo-soprano D'Anna Fortunato and her principal teachers have included Karyl Ryczek, Celina Moore and Ruthann Ryan Hellfach.
She has participated in master classes with Rosemarie Landry, Carol Webber, Graham Johnson, Martin Katz, Sondra Kelly, and composers John Musto and Lori Laitman.
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