Sarah Whitehead started taking piano lessons at the age of five, flute lessons when she was nine, and violin lessons in eighth grade. In 2009, Sarah graduated from Temple University with a double Master’s Degree in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy studying with Dr. Charles Abramovic. And in 2007, she graduated from Grove City College with a B.M. in Music earning a double degree in Piano and Flute Performance. Her previous teachers for piano have included Dr. Samuel Hsu and Dr. B.T. Thompson; her flute instructors have included David Cramer, Dr. David Tessmer, Margaret Claudin, and Robin Kani.
At Temple University and Grove City College, Sarah Whitehead was an active accompanist for the choral and instrumental departments including the Temple University Chorale, Temple University Recital Chorus, Temple University Women’s Chorale, and The Grove City College Chapel Choir. She has performed in numerous festivals, competitions, and orchestras. Sarah was a winner of three different concerto competitions: Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto in C Minor, Beethoven’s Fifth Piano Concerto “Emperor,” and Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major. She has participated in masterclasses led by Lydia Artymiw, Stewart Goodyear, and Robert Langevin.
Sarah Whitehead has served in many capacities on the faculty of Csehy Summer School of Music: piano instructor, choir accompanist, flute instructor, and theory teacher since 2004. Mrs. Whitehead teaches piano and flute at Delaware County Christian School in Newtown Square, PA.