Sara Stagg

Sara was born and grew up in Kenya, where she first started the violin. Having been heavily involved with music at Christ’s Hospital School, Sara graduated from Manchester University with Honours in Music alongside studying with the Lindsay Quartet. She has subsequently been awarded a LRSM Diploma while studying with Dennis Simons, former leader of BBC Philharmonic and Vesselin Gellev co-principle of London Philharmonic

She makes frequent solo appearances, most recently performing the Lark Ascending in St George’s, Bristol and the Beethoven Triple Concerto in Bath along with many other performances in the area and London. Sara is also the leader of the North Wiltshire Symphony Orchestra and has hugely enjoyed being the guest leader of the Bristol Classical Players, as well as leading the Bath Concertino and leader of the Bath Spa Quartet. She has also given regular masterclasses to local orchestras and was leader of Bristol Chamber Orchestra and Tessitoura, a touring Opera Company of Bristol Opera..

Sara is currently working as the Head of Strings at Marlborough College, where she directs numerous ensembles and orchestras alongside her teaching practice. Previously, Sara has also been involved in creating a book – Stringbabies, designed to easily introduce very young pupils to the violin.