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Celebrating 61 Years of Musical Excellence

June 25 – July 30, 2022

Sarah Coté

SARAH COTÉ has been a member of the faculties of Middle Tennessee State University and Belmont University in Nashville, TN, since 2003. She is instructor of viola, violin, and string pedagogy. Currently, she performs with the Nashville Symphony, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, and the Alabama Symphony. She is principal viola of the Bowling Green Chamber Orchestra. She performs with the Stones River Chamber Players, the Belmont Camerata, and the Music City Baroque. Coté was a member of the San Antonio Symphony for sixteen years. In San Antonio, she was a frequent chamber music performer and a teacher and was on the steering committee for the Music Advancement Program, a music education program for inner city middle school students. Coté has been on the faculty of Eastern Music Festival since 1995. Additionally, she has performed as a member of EMFs chamber ensembles. She has also performed at the Garth Newell, Fontana, Blowing Rock and Piccolo Spoleto chamber festivals and with the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society. Coté earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Indiana University, where she studied with Yuval Yaron and Mimi Zweig. She has also studied with Patricia McCarty, Burton Kaplan, and Karen Tuttle. Coté studied Baroque viola/violin with Simon Standage and Marilyn MacDonald. She also has done extensive pedagogy studies with Mimi Zweig and Carol Dallinger.