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Sarah Markham (Saxophone)

Sarah Markham studied at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) gaining a Degree and Professional Performer’s Diploma (with Distinction), and at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA where she gained a Master in Music Degree with scholarships from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Sir James Caird Trust. She has enjoyed competition success with the Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition and the Park Lane Group.

Sarah has performed all over Britain, including the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room at London’s South Bank Centre, and at the Last Night of the Marble Hill Proms for English Heritage. Further afield, Sarah has performed in Germany, Belgium, Spain, Slovenia, America and Canada. She has also broadcast live on Radio 3 and Classic FM radio. As the soprano saxophonist of the Adelphi Saxophone Quartet, Sarah can be heard on their CD “Simply Four Saxophones” on the EMI label. Sarah also plays baritone saxophone in the Northern Saxophone Quartet, and is a member of the Tribune Saxophone Octet. Sarah is the saxophone teacher at the Junior department of the Royal College of Music, and the Universities of Huddersfield and Sheffield. In 2006, Sarah released her first solo album featuring standard works from the classical saxophone repertoire.

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Sarah Markham
School of Arts and Creative Technologies
University of York
YO10 5GB