Hailed by the Boston Intelligencer as a “creamy yet focused soprano,” soprano Sarah Bellott has appeared as a soloist with La Donna Musicale and Boston University Baroque Orchestra. She has also frequently been a soloist in cantatas at the First Lutheran Church of Boston. Her recent recitals include an evening of French airs de cour with lutenist Catherine Liddell and baroque flutist, Kateri Chambers. She is a founding member of Canzonare, a baroque trio specializing in educational outreach. She has also performed with Exultemus, the Copley Singers, and Canto Armonico. Her primary studies are with Sharon Daniels at Boston University. She has also coached with Martin Pearlman, Peter Sykes, Catherine Liddell, Stephen Stubbs, Gillian Keith, and Anne Azema.
Sarah completed her Doctorate in Musical Arts from Boston University School of Music in Historical Performance in 2014, having received her Masters of Music there in 2009. She has maintained a private studio in Boston since 2005, teaching students ranging in age from 15 to 60. Her students include beginners learning to match pitch, students preparing for college vocal courses, and professional choral singers wanting to refine their instrument. She has also given workshops on vocal technique to groups. Sarah devotes herself to creating individual exercises tailored to each student, assisting with their individual goals, and helping each student understand their voice. In her teaching, she draws on her expertise in classical vocal music, baroque opera, vocal pedagogy, chamber music, music theory and history, yoga and Linklater Voice Technique. Sarah is currently the vocal instructor at the St. Paul’s Choir School in Cambridge.
Sarah’s interest in entrepreneurship and creative career paths is longstanding. While at Boston University as the School of Music Student Services Coordinator, she created a robust career development and entrepreneurship program of workshops, mentoring, and one-on-one meetings. She was a founding member of the Entrepreneuship Laboratory, a group where students can attend workshops, create projects and receive mentorship for them, and share resources. She has helped dozens of musicians find unique career opportunities, new resources, and ways of achieving their dreams.