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Sarah M.

Professional Artist and Musician

Professional Artist and Musician

$60/hour

  • 47 hours tutoring

  • Southeast Denver, CO 80220

About Sarah


Bio

Sarah currently works as a professional freelance artist and musician, as well as an art instructor at a paint and sip studio in the Denver area. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Western State in Gunnison, CO in 2006, and she also took many music classes and performed. As an artist Sarah does commission works of all sizes, media, and subject matter. She has also appeared in galleries and publications. As a musician, she has performed with numerous bands in the Denver and...

Sarah currently works as a professional freelance artist and musician, as well as an art instructor at a paint and sip studio in the Denver area. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Western State in Gunnison, CO in 2006, and she also took many music classes and performed. As an artist Sarah does commission works of all sizes, media, and subject matter. She has also appeared in galleries and publications. As a musician, she has performed with numerous bands in the Denver and Boulder area with appearances at venues such as Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom and the Otherside, Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret, The Ogden Theater, The Fox Theater, The Gothic Theater, Hermans Hideaway, and many more. Sarah really loves to teach so that others can find the ability to take their talent as far as they can and her favorite part about instruction is watching her pupil blossom and grow.

Sarah has over twenty-three years of both formal and professional experience playing and performing on saxophone, as well as limited experience on piano and with voice. She can utilize and teach music theory, read notation, fingering, arrange, transpose, performing, transcribe, and composing. Most importantly, she can teach sound, technique, and ability by playing the lesson alongside and demonstrating out of workbooks. She can also provide reference materials, guidance with horn accessories, and suggestions for practicing on their own.

Sarah has a college degree in Art with a focus on drawing and painting. She has over ten successful years of experience in selling work as a freelance artist and an art instructor for children and adults. She can help you with techniques drawing and painting with you providing hands-on demonstrating. Sarah can also help with reference materials, mediums, practice resources, and applied use of any paint or pigment. She can help you create applying all of the elements and principals of art, consult on materials and mediums, or get to know art history for fun or for school.

If you are interested in working with Sarah, please don't hesitate to contact her for some lessons!


Education

Western State University
Fine Art and Music
Capella University
Masters

Policies

  • Hourly rate: $60
  • Tutor’s lessons: In-person and online
  • Travel policy: Within 20 miles of Denver, CO 80220
  • Lesson cancellation: 3 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Art History,

Art History

I spent three years in college level art history including General art history, modern art history, and criticism and analyzing art courses. I am well versed on art dating back to the cave drawings in France done 30,000 or so years ago to the modern artists of our time.
Drawing,

Drawing

I have spent the last 5 years teaching drawing to both adults and children for work. I have taught classes that range in size from 2 people to 100. I also have my BFA in drawing and painting from Western State College. I am easily able to explain technique in great detail.
Painting,

Painting

I have spent the last 5 years teaching painting to both adults and children for work. I have taught classes that range in size from 2 people to 100. I also have my BFA in drawing and painting from Western State College. I am easily able to explain technique in great detail to many people at one time.
Art Theory

History

Art History

Art History

I spent three years in college level art history including General art history, modern art history, and criticism and analyzing art courses. I am well versed on art dating back to the cave drawings in France done 30,000 or so years ago to the modern artists of our time.

Music

General Music,

General Music

I have been a formally trained musician starting in elementary school through college. I am well versed in reading and writing music, music theory, improvisation, music history, and sound. I am a hands on teacher who can teach any general music subject.
Saxophone

Saxophone

I have been playing saxophone for 23 years total and 4 years professionally. I have formal training and experience in school and college. I also have a great deal of experience performing in multiple bands in the Denver and Boulder area and multiple genres including jazz, rock, americana, hip hop, jam bands, bluegrass, ska, folk, reggae, electronic, and fusions.

Ratings and Reviews


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Reviews

Awesome!!

She is knowledgeable, energetic and fun. My child actually enjoyed his lesson and learned something. We are looking forward to our future lessons and the progress of our sons musical enjoyment.

Amanda, 11 lessons with Sarah

Great Teacher

I have only had two lessons with Sarah but she makes learning fun and she is so knowledgable about all aspects of music.

Mario, 7 lessons with Sarah

$60/hour

Sarah M.

$60/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

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