Sara Morrissey, a junior in high school, has been playing piano for ten years and singing in choirs for nine. Music is a significant part of her life, and she enjoys using it to bring joy to others through performing and teaching.
Sara has participated in The Royal Conservatory of Music Program, through which she has received numerous center awards, First Class Honors, and First Class Honors with Distinction on both theoretical and practical examinations. She scored top three in the state of California several times, and for her Level 7 examinations she earned the highest score in the country for her level, earning her the National Gold Medal.
She has also competed in various festivals within the Music Teacher’s Association of California Orange Coast Cities Branch and California Assocation of Professional Music Teachers District 8 Branch, including Baroque, Theme, Sonata, and Contemporary Festivals, and has won a number of medals and ribbons. She was a finalist in the Southern California Bach Competition and most recently earned first place in the Southwestern Youth Music Festival. Sara also performs regularly in recitals at retirement homes and loves to share her passion for music with everyone, especially her students!