Sarah Thompson began formal music training on the piano at the age of 5 and began harp lessons at age 12. She received musical instruction at Northwestern University. After earning her B.M. in Harp Performance, she began teaching privately and performing in the Chicago region. Sarah was featured in Chicago Talent Magazine as one of Chicago's top talents (November 2011).
As a seasoned and versatile musician, Sarah performs with elegance and style for engagements ranging from weddings, receptions, memorial services, banquets, religious services, corporate hospitality, and other special events. She offers a unique experience to each event, providing the perfect musical ambiance. Sarah’s ability to play an eclectic variety of music makes customizing a performance easy. Her musical range includes classical, contemporary/pop, broadway, jazz, spiritual, Spanish, Celtic, and ethnic music.
Sarah is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and travels throughout the West Coast performing, teaching, and presenting workshops.
Sarah has studied with Jeanene Gage, Elizabeth Cifani, Dr. Nan Gullo-Richmond, and Dr. Kathy B. Moore.