Sarah Elert

NRO Alumna 2019, 2021 (assistant principal second) and 2022

Originally from Annapolis, Maryland, Sarah began studying violin at age five, and made her solo debut with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at age 16. Sarah holds a Master of Music from Boston University, a Bachelor of Music from the University of Colorado Boulder, and an Artist Diploma in Orchestral Studies through the San Francisco Academy Orchestra. She currently holds positions as principal second violinist of the Vallejo Symphony and section violin in the Berkeley Symphony, and frequently performs with other groups throughout the Bay area. When not performing, Sarah enjoys knitting increasingly long scarves, practicing latte art, and reading chamber music with friends.