Dr. Sarah Dunbar has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States and Europe, including recitals at the United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium, the Vienna Summer Music Festival, the North American Saxophone Alliance, and the American Single Reed Summit. She has won prizes in numerous international competitions on saxophone and flute, including the “Golden Classical Music Awards” International Competition, the American Protégé International Concerto Competition, the North International Music Competition, the International Music Competition “Grand Prize Virtuoso,” and the Charleston International Baroque Competition. She has performed twice as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, and was invited to perform at the Beethoven House in Bonn, Germany in August 2021.
Sarah holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Multiple Woodwinds, a Master of Music degree in Multiple Woodwinds, and a dual Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies and Classical Saxophone Performance from the University of North Texas. She also completed studies at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Sarah Dunbar is currently the Assistant Professor of Woodwinds at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.