Sara Magill is an accomplished harp soloist, chamber musician and orchestral performer currently residing in Pittsburgh. She has performed as principal harpist with the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra, Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Binghamton Philharmonic, Tri Cities Opera, Edgewood Symphony, Pittsburgh Philharmonic and Syracuse Symphoria. Sara has performed at Carnegie Hall, Myerhoff Symphony Hall, Carnegie Music Hall and Saint Patricks Cathedral in New York City.
As a chamber musician Ms. Magill has performed the Debussy Harp, flute and Viola Trio with members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Myerhoff Symphony Hall. In the fall of 2018, she performed the debut of Surround by Frederico Garica; a contemporary piece for six harps placed around the room. She frequently performs works for harp and choir with groups such as the Pittsburgh Camerata and Bach Choir.
Magill holds her Undergraduate degree from University of Maryland where she studied under Principal harpist of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Sarah Fuller. In the spring of 2017 she earned her Master’s degree in harp performance at Carnegie Mellon University, studying with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra principal harpist Gretchen Van Hoesen.
Ms. Magill maintains a private studio of students of all ages. She believes that studying, appreciating and exploring music opens the mind and brings people together.