Oboist Sarah Beck is a very active freelance musician, participating in many musical activities throughout Southern California. In addition to being the Principal Oboe of the Santa Cecilia Orchestra of Los Angeles, Sarah has been the English Horn player for the Santa Barbara Symphony since 2000, and has also played English Horn and Oboe in the Laguna Arts Festival’s Pageant of the Masters Orchestra since 2008. Sarah has performed with some of the finest ensembles in the area, including the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. She has soloed with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra, the Santa Barbara Symphony, the San Diego Symphony and the Beverly Hills Symphony. Sarah holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree from California Institute of the Arts where she was a pupil of Allan Vogel. Originally from Ohio, she received her Bachelor of Music degree Magna Cum Laude from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Sarah Lambert Bloom.