Soprano Sarah Folsom is an active professional singer and voice teacher in the Cincinnati area. A native of Tallahassee, Florida, Sarah has been teaching voice lessons since 2009 and is experienced in working with students of varying ages and singing styles. She completed her Master’s degree in Voice at The University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music in 2015 and currently serves on the voice faculty at Cincinnati Music Academy.
In addition to her teaching background, Sarah has extensive performing experience in multiple genres. She has performed operatic and musical theatre roles such as Beth (Little Woman), Giannetta (L’elisir d’amore), Mabel (The Pirates of Penzance), Pamina (The Magic Flute), Mrs. Nordstrom (A Little Night Music), Maria (West Side Story), and Eliza Doolittle (My Fair Lady). Sarah’s concert work as a soprano soloist encompasses performances of Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, Stravinsky’s Les Noces, Bach’s B Minor Mass, Mozart’s Mass in C, and Handel’s beloved Messiah. Sarah has also performed in theatrical plays, most recently appearing in the Cincinnati Fringe Festival production of Reflections. She has been the recipient of numerous awards in performance and music research, including the Tallahassee Music Guild’s Harsanyi Award, Florida State University’s John P. Spratt Award, and four consecutive first place prizes at the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition. Sarah continues to establish herself as an active recitalist and professional musician, presenting solo programs across the country and performing regularly in professional ensembles throughout the Cincinnati area.