Assistant Director, Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra
Sarah Darling enjoys a varied musical career that spans many centuries and styles. She holds a variety of leading roles on violin and viola with A Far Cry, Musicians of the Old Post Road, Boston Baroque, Musical Offering, Les Bostonades, and Gut Reaction, while also performing with the Carmel Bach Festival, Emmanuel Music, Antico Moderno, Grand Harmonie, and Boston Ballet. Sarah has recorded for Naxos, Linn, Paladino, Azica, MSR, and Centaur Records. She studied at Harvard, Juilliard, Amsterdam, and Freiburg (via the Beebe, Paine, and DAAD grants), and is currently finishing a doctorate at New England Conservatory with Kim Kashkashian. She is active as a teacher and coach, with a special interest in body mechanics and musical rhetoric, and recent guest sessions at Longy, Yale, and Cornell. Sarah has been praised for her “excellent solos” (Boston Globe), “absolute concentration and astonishing precision” (Badischer Zeitung), and “sympathy and spirit” (Hub Review).