Sarah Southard · oboe & english horn
Sarah Hustad Southard joined the Hope College Music Department faculty as instructor of oboe in fall of 2007. She has also taught at Central Michigan University, the University of Michigan-Flint and Northern Kentucky University. Sarah keeps an active studio of oboists and has enjoyed working with youth programs like the Interlochen Center for the Arts All-State Orchestra, the Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble, and the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras. Sarah plays regularly with the Midland and Holland Symphony Orchestras, and has performed with the Lansing Symphony, the New World Symphony Orchestra in Miami, the Cincinnati Symphony Opera Orchestra, and the Madison Symphony and Chamber Orchestras. Sarah has soloed in the U.S. and internationally. She is completing her Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from Michigan State University with oboist Jan Eberle and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her Masterís Degree at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.