Sarah began her musical career early, learning to play the flute at the age of 6. She was a member of a number of ensembles in and out of school and took up playing the saxophone at the age of 13. Sarah has played at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Schools Proms and has toured to perform in Iceland. Starting with the tenor saxophone she played this instrument until she went on to study music at Hull University and it was here she started playing the alto. She studied performance and ensemble performance as part of her course, playing in a saxophone quartet and being a founding member of the Hull University Big Band. Sarah went on to get a First in performance and then studied for a PGCE in music at Leeds University. She now teaches woodwind for the East Riding Schools Music Service.