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Sarah Atwood, principal violin II

Oct 24 2018

Sarah Atwood is the Principal Second Violin of both the Portland Symphony Orchestra and Boston Lyric Opera. She actively performs and tours with the Boston Pops. Sarah also holds a first violin position with the Rhode Island Philharmonic, and performs weekly Bach cantatas with Emmanuel Music. She appears regularly with many other ensembles such as Odyssey Opera, Monadnock Music, Cantata Singers, Glissando Concert Series, and Boston Modern Orchestra Project. 

A graduate of New England Conservatory, Sarah has performed solo at Carnegie Hall as First Prize Winner of the American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition, and been featured as a BBC Radio recording artist. Upcoming engagements include a Mozart Concerto with the Juno Orchestra, the final installment in a recording series of Bach arias, numerous chamber music performances around the New England area, and appearances at the Leipzig Bach Festival. Ms. Atwood has performed and taught throughout the United States, Middle East, and Europe. 

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