Sara Stalnaker, cellist, has performed as a chamber musician with acclaimed groups ranging from the Turtle Island to the Orion and Borromeo String Quartets. She has collaborated in concerts with renowned talents Jonathan Biss, Matt Haimovitz and Kim Kashkashian and has performed as a regular member of the New Haven and Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestras. Sara has been on staff at Community MusicWorks for the past 13 years.* Other notable work includes a recording on the MMC label, a recent soundtrack for PBS and an upcoming project of Reinhardt transcriptions on the KidsClassics label. Sara received a B.M. under the tutelage of Peter Rejto at Oberlin Conservatory, followed by an M.M. under Norman Fischer at Rice University.
* Community MusicWorks is a renowned community-based organization that uses music education and performance as a vehicle to build lasting and meaningful relationships between children, families, and professional musicians.